News Alert: Alimony and Possible Changes to the Tax Code

Nov 10 2017

Changes to the tax code may be coming which may affect the way in which alimony is treated for tax purposes.  Currently, a party paying alimony is permitted to deduct from his or her taxable income, dollar for dollar, the …

Posted in Support, Taxes

GHA Attorney Carla Schiff Donnelly Speaks on Divorce

Oct 06 2017

On September 29, 2017, GHA Attorney Carla Schiff Donnelly spoke at the Rivers Club Women’s Leadership Breakfast on “Knowing Your Rights in a Divorce.”  The attendees learned about waiting periods, how support is calculated, how assets are divided and what …

Posted in Divorce, In The News

GHA Sponsors Lending Hearts Golf Tournament To Raise Money for Children Fighting Cancer

Sep 08 2017

Lending Hearts’ mission is to provide emotional and social support to children and young adults with cancer and their families through unique activities and community outreach.  GHA Attorney Amanda McCracken Raber sits on the board of this important organization for our …

Posted in General News, In The News

School Placement Disputes: You May Already Be Too Late

Aug 29 2017

Each year, summer seems to turn to fall with a greater vengeance; back-to-school ads start sooner; pre-season football takes over the airwaves; even the weather seems to turn cooler sooner. And, for many school students, the school year has crept …

Posted in Custody

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

Aug 10 2017

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 …

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Back to School Tips for Divorcing Parents

Aug 09 2017

As the first day of school approaches, it is a good time to start planning for the new school year, especially when the parents are living separately for the first time. Here are some things to consider: The first day …

Posted in Custody, Divorce

Will I need to get a job after divorce?

Jul 28 2017

We are often asked by stay at home parents and homemakers whether they will have to get a job.  While the short answer is technically “no,” it’s not that simple.  No court can force you to get a job.  That said, …

Posted in Divorce, Support

In the Spotlight: Child Support

Jul 16 2017

Generally speaking, parents have an obligation to financially support their children. Pennsylvania law is based on the belief that both parties should be contributing towards the costs associated with the care of their children in proportion to their respective incomes. …

Posted in General News

Attorney Erika Wahl Selected for Bar Leadership Initiative

Jun 21 2017

Attorney Erika A. Wahl has been selected as a member of Bar Leadership Initiative (BLI) class for the Young Lawyers Division of the Allegheny County Bar Association for the 2017-2018 bar year.  Each year, 15 applicants are selected to participate …

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Hear GHA Attorney Carla Donnelly Talking Support, Waiting Periods, Divorce

Jun 20 2017

Recently, Attorney Carla Donnelly appeared on the KQV Radio Show “Dealing with Divorce” hosted by Nan Cohen.  She talks about the new one-year waiting period for divorce in Pennsylvania, support, and what to expect at an initial consultation.  Listen in! Attorney Donnelly …

Posted in Divorce, In The News