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Peter Van Aulen

Peter Van Aulen

Certified By The Supreme Court of New Jersey As A Matrimonial Attorney
  • Family Law, Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation ...
  • New Jersey
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Peter Van Aulen's Practice is 100% dedicated to divorce and family law. He is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a matrimonial attorney. Said designation is only granted to attorneys who have shown higher levels of education, knowledge, ability and experience in family law and divorce. Peter completed many more Continuing Legal Education classes in family law than is required by the non certified lawyer and passed an extensive exam. He has been positively assessed by judges and other attorneys. Peter Van Aulen has been representing clients in divorce and family law for over twenty-seven years. He has successfully represented hundreds of divorce clients. What has made the difference for Peter’s clients beside his extensive experience is that he is totally committed to facilitate the best possible outcome. He passionately represents his client’s interests. Peter is also a member of the Bergen County Early Settlement Panel. The panel of two to three experienced divorce attorneys hears presentations from other attorneys of unresolved divorce cases. Peter has volunteered his time as a panelist and assisted a number of other attorneys in settling their cases. In addition, Peter was an adjunct professor of law. He has written or edited over 300 articles that are located on his website in the areas of divorce and family law. Peter is a panelist and lecturer on divorce law at continuing legal education seminars for lawyers. In in fact he chaired two panels on New Jersey's alimony laws at a lawyer's conference in 2018. The combination of Peter’s practical and academic experience benefits his clients. Peter offers a free initial consultation. Call him today at (201) 845-7400.

New Jersey Institute For Continuing Legal Education
Completed Family Mediation Training
Qualified AOC Mediator
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New York Law School
J.D. (1990)
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Ramapo College
B.S. (1987)
Honors: Double Major in Political and Business and Administration, Commencement Speaker, Recipient of Dean’s Award, Student Government President, UN Debate Team Won Best Justice, Awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award
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Professional Experience
Secretary of Matrimonial Committee
New Jersey Association for Justice
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Co-Chaired Meadowlands Matrimonial Law Section Seminar for Lawyers
New Jersey Association for Justice
Designed and moderated two sessions on alimony and assisted in the planning of other sessions in family and divorce law .
Adjunct Professor of Law
Ramapo College
Adjunct Professor of Law
Senton Hall University
Williams & Puglisi
Articles & Publications
Alimony And Child Support Modifictation In New Jersey Due To Unemploymen
Alimony And Retirement In New Jersey
Alimony Modification Due To Cohabitation In New Jersey
Annulment Of Marriage In New Jersey
Calculating Child Support For High And Low Income Families In New Jersey
Causes Of Action For Divorce In New Jersey
Dividing Property In A Divorce
Enforcement Of New Jersey Child Support Orders
Factors Used By The Court In Determining Custody
Grandparent Visitation & Custody
How Is Duration And Amount Of Alimony Determined
Important Things To Know Going Through A Divorce In New Jersey
Mandated Mediation In New Jersey
Motion For Pendente Lite (Temporary) Relief In A New Jersey Divorce
New Jersey Domestic Violence Law
Nine Things to Know About Going Through a New Jersey Divorce
Paternity And Genetic Testing When There Is Presumed Father In New Jersey
Paternity In New Jersey
Prenuptial Agreements
Private School Tuition And Divorce In New Jersey
Removal Of Children From The State Of New Jersey
Steps in a New Jersey Divorce
The Allocation Of Higher Education Expenses And Child Support
Types Of Alimony Awarded In A New Jersey Divorce
Understanding Child Custody In New Jersey
Understanding New Jersey Child Support Guidelines
Understanding The Hague Convention On International Child Abduction
Understanding The New Jersey Divorce Process
Speaking Engagements
Speaker on panel titled "How to Handle Case Management/ Winning Though ESP", Boardwalk Seminar
New Jersey Association For Justice
The Top Ten Family Law Practice Tips, Ramapo College CLE Program, Mahwah
Ramapo College
The State of Alimony in New Jersey After Post Amendment Rulings: Case Update, Meadowlands Seminar, East Rutherford
New Jersey Association of Justice
Speaker and moderated panel
Is the Percentage Formula Dead After Tax Reform?, Meadowlands Seminar, East Rutherford
New Jersey Association of Justice
Speaker and Moderator of Panel
Qualified AOC Mediator
New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education
Certified by the Supreme Court Of New Jersey as a Matrimonial Attorney
Supreme Court of New Jersey
Placed On Super Lawyer List
Thomson Reuters
10 Best Attorneys For Client Satisfaction List
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
Placed On Super Lawyer List
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Placed On Super Lawyer List
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Distinguished Alumni Award
Ramapo College
Professional Associations
Bergen County Early Settlement Panel
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New Jersey Association for Justice
Family Law Section
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
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U.S. Court of Appeals Third Circuit
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U.S. District Court of New Jersey
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U.S. Supreme Court
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  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights , Victims Rights
Additional Practice Areas
  • Child Custody
  • Alimony
  • Modification Of Support
  • Child Relocation
  • College Tuition Disputes
  • Grandparent Visitation & Custody
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Paternity
  • International Child Abduction
  • Post-Divorce Issues
  • Division Of Assets
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Peter F. Van Aulen's Website Profile
The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen Website
New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog
Contact & Map
The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen
Office Location
50 Market Street
Saddle Brook, NJ 07663
Telephone: (201) 845-7400