New Jersey Family Law and Divorce Lawyer


Marissa received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Vassar College and received her Juris Doctor from Western New England College School of Law.

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 matrimonial, non-dissolution, domestic violence and juvenile cases. She also regularly mediated custody, parenting time, and child support for non-dissolution cases.

Marissa has represented clients in all aspects of family law matters, including the areas of divorce, child custody and support, grandparent visitation, domestic violence, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, post judgment litigation, same sex couples dissolution, and adoptions. Marissa approaches every case with zealous advocacy while working alongside with her clients to guide them to a result that not only serves the client’s best interests but also, when applicable, the children’s best interests.

In February 2020, the New Jersey State Supreme Court certified Marissa as a Certified Matrimonial Law attorney, a designation that is bestowed upon less than 2% of family law attorneys in the state of New Jersey. To learn more about the Matrimonial Law Certification and why clients may want to consider retaining the services of a Certified Matrimonial Law Attorney, please see the link herein from the New Jersey Judiciary:

Marissa is also the recipient of several awards in her field. In 2019 and 2020, she was selected for inclusion of the list of New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars for family law. Marissa has also been named as a Lawyer of Distinction in family law in 2019 and 2020.

Marissa also serves as a volunteer Panelist for the Early Settlement Panel program in Somerset County.

Marissa is admitted to practice in New Jersey and the U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey.

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Articles Written by Marissa Del Mauro

Can Limited Duration Alimony be Modified?

Written by: Marissa Del Mauro

An award of limited duration alimony sets alimony for a finite period of time. Meaning, at a date agreed upon by both parties and set forth in the parties’ Marital Settlement Agreement, the alimony will terminate.

Despite the finite date set in the Marital Settlement Agreement,

Private Adoption in New Jersey

Written by: Marissa DelMauro, Esq.

The decision to enter into a private adoption is an exciting one, but it also comes with several questions regarding the process. In New Jersey, there are two ways to enter into a private adoption: 1) Through an approved agency;

Can I Access My Spouse’s Emails?

Written by: Marissa DelMauro, Esq.

In the midst of contentious and acrimonious divorces, the question often arises whether it is lawful to access a spouse’s emails without his or her knowledge. Understandably, one may want to view their spouse’s emails for signs of infidelity,