Pennsylvania Family Law Blog – The Law Offices of Sheryl R. Rentz
Over 500 aspiring scholars sent in their applications for our 2018 scholarship, and the Law Offices of Sheryl R. Rentz, P.C., is hoping for even more this year! The Key to a Bright Future Scholarship 2019 will award $500 to one deserving student for secondary educational expenses.
We want to know how YOU find balance between your school life, work life, and extracurricular activities. How will this balance help you find the “key” to a bright future? The deadline to apply is April 30, 2019, so get started on your essay, and tell your friends! Read the rest »
There’s something about the New Year that makes people want to start fresh and leave all bad situations behind. Going into 2019 with a positive attitude is exactly what you need to start your year off right. But if your divorce wasn’t finalized before January 1, 2019, changes from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will alter your future. Read the rest »
Having a successful co-parenting relationship is an important part of raising a child when you’re not with the other parent, but it can also be the most difficult.
When you have a child with someone, you don’t get to do the petty things that you feel like doing when you break up with an ex. You both have to be “the bigger person” and put personal feelings aside to ensure that your child’s life is full of love, stability, and support. Read the rest »
Sheryl R. Rentz has been featured on the cover of Suburban Life, a magazine published in Bucks, Montgomery, Chester, and Delaware counties with a distribution of 50,000 homes monthly. Ms. Rentz gave an interview inside the November 2018 issue.
The article begins, “To be a good attorney, one must be a master of negotiation and persuasion. To be a great attorney, one must also have heart. Family law attorney Sheryl R. Rentz has all of the above.” Read the rest »
Bullying has always been an issue among children, but it seems to be more prevalent nowadays and causing tragic outcomes for the victims. For a long time, society accepted aggressive behaviors in children as a way of life instead of taking a closer look into the child’s home life. But that has changed, especially in the family courts. Read the rest »
Divorcing parents of young children may not instinctively put their children’s interests first. They are focused on maintaining their involvement in their kids’ lives, trying to make things as “normal” as possible, all the while not yielding any ground in the battle for influence in their children’s lives. This may quickly descend into a toxic situation. Read the rest »
No one goes into a marriage with divorce in mind. You hope that everything will work itself out, but when enough is enough, what do you do? Do you try to fight through or call it quits? Each person wants to blame the other one for the demise of the relationship. Read the rest »
As summer winds down, kids everywhere start to dread the thought of losing their seasonal freedom. Staying up late, vacationing, and beach days will soon be replaced with the mundane life of going to school every day. Parents, on the other hand, are ecstatic to send their kids off and return to a normal routine.
However, if you are recently divorced or have a new child custody agreement in place, the thought of your children going back to school may add dread if your current agreement doesn’t cover the school schedule. Read the rest »
The saying “it takes a village to raise a child” is true for many people, especially those who are single parents. Often times, grandparents have to step in and raise their grandchildren as if they were their own. Parents sometimes go through difficult situations, and they need to rely on others to look out for their children while they seek help or get financially stable.
As an extended family member, you love those children like they are your own, but what happens when the parent assumes his full role again? Can she just take the child away from you? Read the rest »
When you’re in a relationship with someone, you trust them with your deepest and darkest secrets. With the rise in social media and technology, people are trusting their significant others with more than just secrets. Couples are sending nudes or risqué photos to each other, not thinking of the long-term effects they could have. Read the rest »