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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.

My Blog

Divorce Attorney and Mediator

New Years Resolution

Is Divorce Your New Year’s Resolution?

By Carla Donnelly | December 31, 2021

Divorce attorneys see an uptick in new client calls come January each year. Some bide their time in order to get through the holidays for the sake of the children. For other, the stress of the holidays can cause the straw the breaks the camel’s back. Many, however, see a new year as time to … Read more

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5 Christmas Survival Tips for Divorcing Parents

By Carla Donnelly | November 30, 2021

Divorce and custody issues can make Christmas and other holidays stressful for parents. Children are very perceptive and will feel your stress.  Here are some ways to lower your stress and survive the holidays.

Gratitude Divorce

Five Reasons to be Thankful for Divorce

By Carla Donnelly | November 7, 2021

Divorce is distressing, so it may seem odd to think about being thankful.  However, representing parties in divorces for so many years, I have witnessed a tremendous amount of gratitude. Here are some reasons to be thankful: Your support system. I never cease to be amazed by the support systems many clients rely upon during … Read more