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Located in Bergen County, New Jersey, Wyckoff is a town with a population of 16,696, according to the 2010 United States Census. It is bordered by eight different communities with Franklin Lakes to the northwest, Midland Park to the southeast, Waldwick to the northeast and North Haledon to the south. Hawthorne lies to the southeast along with Glen Rock and Ridgewood while Allendale lies to the northeast. Newark lies just 18 miles to the south while New York is just 24 miles away. Wyckoff comprises just over 6 ½ square miles for the township and has five public elementary schools and several private schools. Over 90% of resident are native to the US with the small number of foreign-born residents coming from Asia and Europe. Those who live in Wyckoff have a diverse lineage, including Irish, Italian, German, Polish, Dutch and English. Approximately 66% of the adult population is married and just fewer than 6% are divorced.

Five elementary schools in Wyckoff serve the students of the borough. Students going to high school attend the Ramapo Indian Hills Regional High School District which also serves other boroughs. Eisenhower Middle School received the National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence Award for the 2003-2004 school year, which is the highest honor a school can get. Bus and rail service provides easy access for commuters to other areas. Numerous celebrities have hailed from Wyckoff, including the singing group, the Jonas Brothers. The town has also managed to preserve multiple historic buildings, making it a prime tourist site for visitors to New Jersey. The Cruse-Hossington House is a Dutch farm home from 1798 while the Folly House was built prior to 1860.

The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen provide representation in the matter of family issues for Wyckoff and the surrounding communities. Peter Van Aulen is an experienced attorney with a passion for defending his clients through the most difficult situations. He has provided strong representation in various family law cases for twenty-two years. During this time, he has fought for custody for his clients, both men and women. In addition, he is an advocate for victims of domestic abuse as well as those who are falsely accused. Mr. Van Aulen has successfully received restraining orders for his clients. He has also handled grandparent custody and international child abduction cases. Along with his experience in legal matters, Mr. Van Aulen served for 13 years as an adjunct professor. He is also trained as a mediator and has worked for resolution to avoid the time and expense of a trial. His negotiation skills have helped his clients gain resolution in a timely manner. Mr. Van Aulen understands the complexities of divorce and custody matters, which is why he works to resolve the situation as quickly as possible.

If you find yourself in the uncomfortable position of either filing for divorce or being served divorce papers, you need an attorney who will fight for your rights. Mr. Van Aulen will listen to your case and formulate a plan to help you receive the results you want. He will utilize all of his experience and expertise to help you be able to move on to the next chapter in your life with a satisfactory resolution. The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen is located in Saddle Brook, New Jersey.

The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen provide legal representations in many areas of family law, including:

  • Mediation
  • Divorce
  • Alimony
  • Child Support
  • Child Custody & Visitation
  • Child Relocation
  • Grandparent Visitation & Custody
  • Annulment
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Division of Assets
  • Modification of Support
  • Paternity
  • International Child Abduction
  • Domestic Violence
  • College Tuition Disputes

Mr. Van Aulen understands the emotional impact that many situations bring. You can trust him to be compassionate and understanding while providing the strongest case possible. Contact him for a free initial consultation at 201-845-7400 so that you can begin to heal and put these problems behind you.

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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