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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


Cranberry Township, PA

20421 Route 19
Cranberry Township,
PA 16066


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

Pittsburgh Divorce and Family Law Attorney

“She Fights for People’s Rights”

By Carla Donnelly | January 8, 2019

Why a Blog? When my daughter was three, she asked me what I do at work. She knew I spent a lot of time “at work” but did not know what that meant. I did not think she was old enough to understand what it means to be a divorce lawyer. After thinking about, I … Read more

New Years Resolution

Is Divorce Your New Year’s Resolution?

By Carla Donnelly | December 30, 2018

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

Dad with kids

5 Christmas Survival Tips for Divorcing Parents

By Carla Donnelly | December 4, 2018

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: Focus on new traditions. Christmas will never be the same as it was when you were married. Maybe that is a … Read more