New Jersey Family Law and Divorce Lawyer
MARISSA DEL MAURO, ATTORNEY
Marissa received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Vassar College in 2008, and received her Juris Doctorate from Western New England College School of Law in 2011. While in law school, Marissa served as a student advocate at Western Massachusetts Legal Services where she represented indigent clients facing housing foreclosure. She also served as a legal intern at a Morris County law firm each summer, where she focused primarily on family law matters.
After graduating from law school, Marissa enjoyed a judicial clerkship with the Honorable Kimarie Rahill, J.S.C., of the Warren County Superior Court, Family Part. During her clerkship, Marissa was responsible for various family matters, including both matrimonial and juvenile cases. She also regularly mediated custody, parenting time, and child support for non-dissolution cases.
Prior to joining Lyons & Associates, P.C., Marissa worked for a law firm in the Morris County area as where she focused primarily on the practice of family law.
Marissa is admitted to practice in New Jersey and the U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey. Marissa is also a member of the Morris County Bar Association.
Articles Written by Marissa Del Mauro:
Making it Easier for Non-Resident Same Sex Couples to Divorce in NJ A new amendment to the New Jersey Court Rule 5:7-1 has eased the roadblock that many non-New Jersey residents face when seeking to terminate a domestic partnership or a civil union that was solemnized in New Jersey. Specifically, now under the Rules of » Read More
New Tax Bill Signed Into Law Will Eliminate The Deduction for Alimony Payments Effective January 1, 2019 Under the new tax bill signed into law on December 22, 2017, effective for all divorces that happen on or after January 1, 2019, alimony payors will no longer be able to deduct alimony payments in their tax » Read More
Under New Jersey’s new alimony reform, a payor spouse need not prove that the recipient spouse is residing with another individual for purposes of proving cohabitation. In clarifying the definition of cohabitation, the Act requires the Court to consider eight factors in ultimately determining whether or not cohabitation is occurring. Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 2A: 34-23(n), » Read More
When a Non-Custodial Parent Fails to Help Their Child With Homework During Mid-Week Parenting Time The old saying, “My dog ate my homework” may work for a child, but in the Court’s eyes, it may not suffice when it comes to a parent’s responsibility to assist his or her child with homework during the school » Read More
Procedural Grounds for Consenting to a Final Restraining Order After a victim has filed for and been granted a Temporary Restraining Order, the options to move forward have historically been one of the following: Dismiss the Temporary Restraining Order; Dismiss the Temporary Restraining Order and Enter into Civil Mutual Restraints; or Trial in the hopes » Read More