Custody

Parent Coordination is Back, But is it Right for Your Custody Case?

Mar 25 2019
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On March 1, 2019, Parent Coordination returned to Pennsylvania. Conflict between divorcing parents over how to best raise their children does not necessarily end with a settlement of the custody case. Not only are high-conflict parenting relationships damaging to children, …

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Traveling with Kids is Stressful; Don’t Let Your Ex Make it Worse

Mar 05 2019
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With spring break upon us and summer vacation around the corner, now is the time to plan for any legal issues that might make travel with your children more of a hassle than it needs to be. If you are …

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School Placement Disputes: You May Already Be Too Late

Aug 29 2017

Each year, summer seems to turn to fall with a greater vengeance; back-to-school ads start sooner; pre-season football takes over the airwaves; even the weather seems to turn cooler sooner. And, for many school students, the school year has crept …

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Back to School Tips for Divorcing Parents

Aug 09 2017
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As the first day of school approaches, it is a good time to start planning for the new school year, especially when the parents are living separately for the first time. Here are some things to consider: The first day …

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In the Spotlight: Protection from Abuse

Jun 09 2017

Conflict in the household is often a driving factor that leads partners to contemplate separation or divorce. Such conflict can take many forms, from overt physical abuse to ongoing, subtle emotional mistreatment. And the abuse can arise from a single …

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When Custody of the Grandkids is at Issue

May 03 2017

Custody of the Grandkids One of the most difficult areas of Pennsylvania family law offers unique challenges and opportunities for grandparents Carla Schiff Donnelly, Esq. Gentile, Horoho & Avalli, P.C. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Many people say that one of the most …

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Hear GHA Attorney Carla Donnelly Talking Divorce, Custody

Apr 25 2017

Recently, Attorney Carla Donnelly appeared on the KQV Radio Show “Dealing with Divorce” hosted by Nan Cohen.  She talks about getting started with your divorce, custody issues and what happens at an initial consultation.  Listen in!  

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Carla Schiff Donnelly Argues Custody Case Before Pennsylvania Supreme Court

Dec 05 2016

On November 1, 2016, Carla Schiff Donnelly, Principal and Gentile, Horoho & Avalli, P.C., argued a child custody case before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.  Attorney Donnelly had prevailed on behalf of her client before the Superior Court.  The Pennsylvania …

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