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Woodland Park

Woodland Park is a township located in the southern half of Passaic County, New Jersey. It was once known as West Paterson. This borough has a population of 11,819, according to the 2010 United States Census. It is a growing community with an increase of over 7% since the 2000 Census. The name change came about in 2008 and is a reference to the many wooded areas. It spans an area of just over three square miles.

The nearest large city with more than 50,000 population is Union at just under six miles. Newark is a little more than ten miles to the east with Manhattan even further at almost 22 miles. Nearby to Woodland Park are several other small towns, including New Providence to the west, Springfield to the east, Chatham to the north and Mountainside and Westfield to the southeast. Also close by are Berkeley Heights, Milburn and Summit.

Just over one-quarter of the population is foreign born with the majority of them coming from Europe. Those who are native born have varied ancestries, which includes Irish, German, Arab, Polish and Greek. Just over half of the adult population is married with another 11.4% being either divorced or separated.

Those who live in Woodland Park can count on The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen for representation in matters of family law. He has 22 years of experience as a practicing attorney in New Jersey. He has represented both men and women in child custody cases and defended victims of domestic abuse along with those who were falsely accused. Mr. Van Aulen is not afraid to take on difficult or complex situations. He is also a skilled negotiator and has seen many cases resolved without the necessity of litigation.

In addition to his skills as an attorney, Mr. Van Aulen is also a trained mediator. He has served as an adjunct professor of law and written numerous articles on subjects within the broad topic of family law. It is this diverse background and experience that makes him the dedicated attorney he is today. He has also been certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a matrimonial attorney, a distinction that only a small percentage of New Jersey attorneys have received.

If you are searching for a skilled attorney to take on your divorce case, talk to Mr. Van Aulen. He will schedule a free initial consultation with you to listen to the details of your situation. He is committed to his clients and understands the emotional, financial and physical toll that divorce or custody battles take on people. He combines a sympathetic ear with solid legal counsel. The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen is located in Saddle Brook, New Jersey.

The services provided by Mr. Van Aulen include:

  • Child Custody and Visitation
  • Child Support
  • Divorce
  • Mediation
  • Paternity
  • Annulment
  • Alimony
  • Domestic Violence
  • Grandparent Visitation and Custody
  • Child Relocation
  • Modification of Support
  • College Tuition Disputes
  • Prenuptial Agreements

Don't hesitate to contact Mr. Van Aulen. He offers a free initial consultation to help you determine if you are ready to take the next step. Call today for an appointment at 201-845-7400.

Client Reviews
Peter has integrity, and values his relationships with his clients beyond his financial relationship with them. For me to say this about any lawyer is really saying something. He is compassionate, straightforward and knowledgeable. I would easily recommend him to anybody. Lewie W.
Peter Van Aulen handled my case with great diligence and integrity. He is also a compassionate individual who realizes what a difficult time divorce can be emotionally. Peter works hard and doesn't take any shortcuts in preparing for a case… I highly recommend Mr. Van Aulen and his staff. Chuck Solomon
Peter is an exceptionally great attorney. He handled my child custody case and was able to ease any of my concerns with honest answers. He always took the time to explain the pros/cons and was always available to answer any questions that I had… I would highly recommend this attorney to anyone who is looking for one. Jessica Cruz
Peter Van Aulen is a very compassionate, honest and straightforward person. He was there for me at my lowest point with a genuine concern not only for my situation, but for me and my child's well being above all… He is fair and he is strong and when push comes to shove he is there for you. Cathy Dodge
Our cousin used Peter's law office to help with a sticky custody situation. He was extremely responsive, very nice and most importantly did an awesome job with the court! He is awesome. Lawrence Polsky

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