Author Archives: Carla

Custody: Can I relocate with my child?

October 29, 2021 | Posted in Blog, Custody

By Carla Donnelly Whether it is your job, a new relationship or for any other reason, relocation is a tricky issue. Pennsylvania has a stringent relocation statute, 23 Pa.C.S.A. § 5337, which creates a protocol to follow in order to …


The Importance of Taking Care of Your Mental Health

June 1, 2021 | Posted in Blog, Custody, Divorce

May was Mental Health Awareness Month.  A month dedicated to raising awareness regarding mental health resources and helping to reduce the stigma around mental health struggles.  Of course, legal battles occur all year round, and it is important to check …


GH&A Once Again Sponsors Turkey Trot to Benefit the YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh

October 21, 2020 | Posted in In The News

GH&A is once again sponsoring the Turkey Trot!  The race is virtual so it is even easier to participate! Here is the information: 30TH ANNUAL YMCA OF GREATER PITTSBURGH TURKEY TROT PRESENTED BY UPMC HEALTH PLAN THANKSGIVING WEEK November 23-29, …


Listen in: GHA Attorneys Donnelly on KDKA Radio

July 13, 2020 | Posted in Divorce, General News, In The News, Press Releases

GHA attorney Carla Donnelly  appeared on KDKA Radio recently.  Carla appeared with Divorce Reality Expert Nan Cohen and discussed divorce and custody issues and access to the courts during the pandemic. Listen in here!


Your Money – Separation Anxiety: Divorce, Money and Coronavirus

April 2, 2020 | Posted in Divorce, General News

Divorce and separation are highly stressful even in times of relative stability and amplified in times of uncertainty. We remain in touch with our clients and the Courts electronically during the Stay at Home Orders. The following is a reprint …


Watch GH&A Attorney Carla Donnelly Speak About Divorce

February 17, 2020 | Posted in Divorce, General News

Recently, GH&A Attorney, Carla Schiff Donnelly, appeared on KDKA radio and Facebook Live talking about divorce with Divorce Expert Nan Cohen.  Periodically, Cohen calls upon Donnelly to contribute to her show and provide insight into the divorce process. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MbL_d95jSDw


GHA Mourns the Loss of Carolyn Rivera

February 12, 2020 | Posted in General News

We are heartbroken over the sudden loss of Carolyn Rivera.   Carolyn had worked at GHA for 10 1/2 years and was dearly loved by her coworkers and our clients.  Recently, Carolyn had become our office manager.  We send our condolences …


Mediation: Is it Right for Your Divorce?

December 2, 2019 | Posted in General News

More and more clients come to us interested in mediation.  Indeed, mediation has several advantages over litigation.  We regularly represent clients going through mediation.  In addition, two of our attorneys, Kerri Cappella and Carla Donnelly, are trained mediators. Here are …


Carla Donnelly Named to 10 Best Family Law Attorneys in Pennsylvania

August 6, 2019 | Posted in General News, In The News, Press Releases

Pittsburgh – Carla Schiff Donnelly, a Principal in the Pittsburgh-based family law firm of Gentile, Horoho & Avalli, P.C. (GHA) has been named to the 10 Best Family Law Attorneys in Pennsylvania by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys. …


Principal, Kerri Lee Cappella recognized in Pittsburgh Business Times

March 29, 2019 | Posted in In The News
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Principal, Kerri Lee Cappella, was recognized in the Pittsburgh Business Times “People on the Move” for her selection as a Pittsburgh Top 50 Super Lawyer for 2019. Ms. Cappella has also been named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer for 2019, a …