New Jersey Family Law and Divorce Lawyer


Marissa received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Vassar College in 2008, and received her Juris Doctor from Western New England College School of Law in 2011. While in law school, Marissa served as a student advocate 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, now the Presiding Judge of the Family Part for Vicinage 13. 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.

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 holds various leadership positions outside of the firm. She serves as the Vice President of her Business Networking International group based in Somerville, New Jersey, as the only family law attorney. She sits on the Board for the Somerset Business Partnership Young Professionals Division. In addition, Marissa is a member of the Somerset County Bar Association.




Articles Written by Marissa Del Mauro

Can I Stop My Ex from Repeatedly Taking Me Back to Court?

As family law attorneys, we have all unfortunately dealt with the scenario of the adversary filing motion after motion to seek the same relief to which they were previously denied. The question becomes, is there a way to stop this harassing motion practice?

The court must carefully review materials submitted to avoid harassing litigation.

Children of Reality T.V. Star Sue For Her Failure to Establish Trust Account

Recent news outlets have blasted Real Housewives of New York reality star Luann de Lesseps for her failure to comply with her 2009 divorce agreement which provided in pertinent part that she was to use her share of equitable distribution monies resulting from the sale of a Hamptons marital home to fund a trust fund for the parties’

New Jersey Gestational Carrier Agreement Act and The Teachings of In Re Baby M

It has been thirty (30) years since the New Jersey Supreme Court issued its decision on the landmark case of In Re Baby M, which banned gestational carrier agreements. In the Baby M case, William Stern entered into a surrogacy agreement with Mary Beth Whitehead, the gestational carrier. Per the terms of their surrogacy agreement,