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Pennsylvania Family Law Blog – The Law Offices of Sheryl R. Rentz

What To Do If You Owe Back Child Support?

By Sheryl Rentz on January 30, 2020

Child support determination is part of any divorce involving minor children. In most cases, one parent is required to pay child support to the other parent to help with the costs of raising the child. Courts follow state guidelines to determine child support as part of divorce proceedings. If the parent who is required to pay child support (obligor) falls behind in his or her payments to the other parent (obligee), he or she is in arrears. The past due amount is treated as a debt that must be repaid by law.

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Submissions are Open for the Key to a Bright Future Scholarship 2020

By Sheryl Rentz on January 16, 2020

In 2019, the Law Offices of Sheryl R. Rentz, P.C. received over 1,000 applications for our Key to a Bright Future scholarship, double the amount we received in 2018. From this impressive selection of essays, we could not simply accept just one winner, but two! Back by popular demand, we are announcing another round of our Key to a Bright Future scholarship. This scholarship will award one outstanding student for their hard work with a $1,000 for post-secondary education expenses. Read the rest »

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Common Questions Parents Have When Determining Child Custody

By Sheryl Rentz on October 23, 2019


When a marriage or long-term relationship comes to an end, how child custody is determined can be a great source of stress. Not only will it affect how often you get to spend time with your children, but it can have an impact on the relationship you are able to cultivate with your children for years to come. Read the rest »

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Three Things You Need to Know Before Your Child Custody Case

By Sheryl Rentz on September 23, 2019

Child custody is often one of the most contentious aspects of divorce. Attending your first custody hearing can be intimidating if you are unfamiliar with the process and are not sure what to expect. When you come to the Law Offices of Sheryl R. Rentz, P.C., for legal representation, we will guide you through every step of the process. Call us at (866) 290-9292 (toll-free) today to get an experienced Montgomery County divorce lawyer by your side. Read the rest »

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Do You Know Your Local Divorce Rate?

By Sheryl Rentz on September 16, 2019

In 2018, there were 70,954 marriages and 33,412 divorces and annulments in Pennsylvania, as reported by the state Department of Health. Montgomery County ranked among the counties with the lowest divorce rates, with 1,523 divorces among an estimated population of 828,604, amounting to 540.86 residents per divorce. Read the rest »

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Contested vs. Uncontested Divorce

By Sheryl Rentz on August 20, 2019

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DIY Divorce Is Never a Good Idea

By Sheryl Rentz on July 18, 2019

Reaching the decision to divorce your spouse is never an easy one. For many couples seeking to dissolve a marriage in Pennsylvania, the process can be daunting. Emotions run high, and money can be stretched thin. Most divorcing couples simply want the process to be over with as quickly and cheaply as possible, which is why some go the route of DIY divorce. Read the rest »

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We’ve Chosen Our 2019 Scholarship Winners!

By Sheryl Rentz on May 28, 2019

Oh, choosing a winner for this year’s Key to a Bright Future Scholarship was difficult! First, we had to narrow down the field after receiving 1,001 applications. Then, we had to decide between five excellent students, each one strong and persuasive in her own right. So we couldn’t pick a single winner only! Read the rest »

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Discovering Hidden Assets During a Divorce

By Sheryl Rentz on May 21, 2019

Dividing up property is an important aspect of divorce, and one of the most contentious. It is not uncommon for spouses to attempt to hide assets during the process, particularly in high-net-worth cases. If you are going through a divorce and suspect your spouse may be hiding assets, Sheryl R. Rentz can help you search for them. She is a Montgomery County family law attorney with more than 25 years of experience. Call our Ardmore office toll-free at (866) 290-9292 to schedule a free consultation. Read the rest »

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We’ve Chosen Finalists for Our 2019 Scholarship

By Sheryl Rentz on May 14, 2019

Sheryl R. Rentz and her staff have been busy reviewing applications since the Key to a Bright Future Scholarship 2019 closed on April 30th. This opportunity was open to any aspiring high school or college student in good standing who explained how he or she intended to balance school, work, and life, much like Sheryl did as an engineer for AT&T while going to night school for law. Read the rest »

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