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Carla Donnelly Pittsburgh family attorney

You do not have to go through it alone.

-Carla Donnelly • Gentile, Horoho & Avalli, P.C.




Pittsburgh, PA

310 Grant Street
Suite 1000
Pittsburgh, PA 15219


Wexford, PA

1605 Carmody Court
Sewickley, PA 15143


My Mission

You have difficult decisions to make about your future.  Family law issues can be daunting.  My mission is to provide clients with straightforward information and advice to empower them to make good decisions.  Sometimes, that decision is to go to court.  That is when skilled advocacy and tenacity are most important.  I approach family law matters with compassion, practicality and integrity to take your case in the best direction to protect you, your children and your property.

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Divorce Attorney and Mediator

Divorce Courtroom Etiquette

Divorce Courtroom Etiquette: Cyber Edition

By Carla Donnelly | September 22, 2020

I wrote the article below in pre-Covid times.  Nowadays, most family law court proceedings take place virtually.  Judges have reported their pet peeves about litigants participating while online. All the tips below still apply but here are a few new ones:  Test your electronics and the program you will be using to make sure you … Read more

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Timing is Everything-Know the Timeline for Your Support Case

By Carla Donnelly | September 8, 2020

One of the most confusing aspects of divorce and separation is the timing of your support case. Whether it is for child support or interim support of a spouse, knowing the timing can save you from headaches and financial distress. Here is what you need to know if you are a support recipient: When you … Read more

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Back to School Tips for Divorcing Parents: Cyber Edition

By Carla Donnelly | August 19, 2020

This year, due to the pandemic, many children will be learning remotely or with a hybrid schedule.   This presents a different set of issues for divorcing parents.