General News

In the Spotlight: Elective Share of Surviving Spouse

Jun 16 2017

In Pennsylvania, a surviving spouse may choose between taking under the will of a deceased spouse or taking an elective share.  By taking an elective share, a spouse receives a one-third share of a pool of assets. However, the right …

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Attorney Carla Donnelly Quoted in HuffPost about Divorce

Jun 15 2017

Our GHA attorneys are often called upon by the press to talk about issues related to divorce.  Most recently, Carla Schiff Donnelly was quoted in the Huffington Post about reasons for divorce.  Read the article here.

Posted in Divorce, General News

Congratulations to our Super Lawyers!

Jun 10 2017

Gentile, Horoho & Avalli would like to congratulate the following attorneys for their selection as 2017 Super Lawyers: Kerri Lee Cappella Kenneth J. Horoho, Jr. Lorraine W. Mervan Rebecca A. Myers (Rising Star)

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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 …

Posted in Custody, General News, Protection From Abuse

Congratulations to Attorneys Cappella and Myers

May 04 2017

We are pleased to announce that two of our Principals have won election to positions within the Allegheny County Bar Association. Kerri Cappella  has been elected to  the ACBA Board of Governors. Rebecca A. Myers  has been elected to the …

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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!  

Posted in Custody, Divorce, General News, In The News

GHA Principal, Kerri Cappella, Named Best Lawyers in America 2017 Women of Influence

Apr 24 2017

GHA Principal Attorney, Kerri Lee Cappella, has been honored to be included in the Best Lawyers in America “Women of Influence” Spring, 2017 Edition. We at GHA congratulate and thank Kerri for her leadership and professionalism.

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GHA Co-Sponsored Third Annual “Strike Out Hunger” Fundraiser

Mar 16 2017

On March 12, 2017, Gentile, Horoho, & Avalli, P.C. co-sponsored the third annual “Strike Out Hunger” Fundraiser which was organized by the Young Lawyer’s Division.  Attorney Erika Wahl represented the firm.  All proceeds from the event benefited Attorneys Against Hunger …

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Gary Gentile Memorial Event

Mar 03 2017

  Thank you to everyone (and there were many of you) who came down to the Family Court Facility on Wednesday March 1, 2017 for the dedication of the Gary G. Gentile memorial bench. We thank you all for joining …

Posted in General News, In Memoriam

GHA Named Estate Administration Law Firm of the Year

Feb 17 2017

Congratulations to the Estate Planning and Estate Litigation Team on helping GHA to be named the Estate Administration Law Firm of the Year in Pennsylvania!   If you need assistance with an estate matter, contact Attorneys Charles J. Avalli and Amanda …

Posted in Estates & Trusts, General News, In The News