Social Media and Divorce: Are You a Winner or Loser?

While Facebook and other social media sites are a great way to connect with friends old and new, whether it is good for those in the process of “disconnecting” depends on how you play the social media game. How to be a social networking “loser”: Think that anything you post is private—There is no privacy … Read more

What Happens To My Retirement Savings After My Divorce?

Pamela worked hard to earn her retirement. In her opinion, much harder than her husband, John, who was more focused on spending rather than saving. Now that John has decided to end the marriage, Pamela dreads the idea of giving him a dime from her retirement. Let’s look at her options. Pennsylvania is an equitable … Read more

Which 50/50 Custody Schedule is Right for My Children?

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You are both good parents and want to spend equal time with your child. You are now faced with the question of which schedule will work best for your child. There are several things to consider. Consider your child’s age. Older children benefit from longer stretches with each parent and fewer transitions. Teens often do … Read more

Divorce and Inheritance: What You Need to Know Before You Inherit

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When you are happily married, you may decide to place inherited assets into joint names. When your marriage is over, will you regret doing so? Before you inherit, read this. Your inheritance is your separate property whether you inherited the funds before, during or after your marriage. However, while there can be some exceptions, if you … Read more

A House Divided-Who Keeps the House in a Divorce?

When you hear a couple is divorcing, one of the first questions people ask is “who is keeping the house?” Clients rarely ask the question that way. They more often ask, should I keep the house? Indeed, that is the better question because keeping the house is not always a good thing. I rarely, if … Read more

Bonuses, Divorce, and Support, Oh My! Part 2

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The topic of bonuses is so broad it can easily fill two blog posts.  In my first post about bonuses, I focused on how bonuses play into the determination of interim support and child support.  Now, I discuss how bonuses play into equitable distribution. If you are the dependent spouse, you are always better off with the … Read more

Hear Carla Donnelly on the Radio Talking Divorce, Custody

Carla Donnelly Talking Divorce, Custody

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! Nan Cohen is recognized as the go-to person on separation and a divorce expert. On the air with “Dealing with … Read more

Gentile, Horoho & Avalli, P.C. Named to List of Ten Best Law Firms for Pennsylvania for Client Satisfaction

Gentile, Horoho & Avalli, P.C. has been selected for membership as one of the ten best law firms for Pennsylvania by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys “AIOFLA”.  The AIOFLA is an impartial third party attorney and firm rating service and an invitation only legal organization recognizing excellence of practitioners in the field.  Gentile, … Read more