Parenting after Divorce Mediator

When you are in the midst of a divorce, it is hard to think of anything else. Your life is focused on making immediate and important decisions about a divorce settlement. You also need a parenting plan to resolve custody issues and a means of how to separate two very intertwined lives. It is difficult to look forward and almost impossible to think about the transition to co-parenting after a divorce. The fact is, however, when you have children together and decide to divorce, your marriage may end, but you and your ex-spouse continue to be connected for the rest of your lives, all for the sake of your children.

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Cost of Divorce Mediation

In addition to the emotional difficulty of navigating a divorce, many also worry equally about the financial burden it will cost to legally separate your lives so that both you and your divorcing spouse can move forward. Lawyer fees, court costs can add up quickly with experts estimating that a Minnesota divorce can cost between $15,000- $20,000 if navigated through the traditional court system. Mediation offers a less expensive alternative to a court battle, costing less, taking less time and is generally less stressful than a court battle. AMS Mediation can help you and your family settle your divorce in a way that is affordable, fair and effective. Amber Serwat has personal experience with the divorce process and uses that experience combined with her mediation training to help those in the Shakopee, MN area find their way forward.

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Parenting Consultant

Finalizing your divorce is the beginning of a new phase of life for couples who share children. Even though you no longer are married to your spouse, the two of you embark on the important job of co-parenting. This can be difficult at times, especially when there is a major life event, decision to make, or change in schedule. Amber Serwat of AMS Mediation is a leading Parenting Consultant in the Burnsville, MN area, who can help you and your ex-spouse solve the issues that come up after your divorce is final and you need to settle issues relating to co-parenting. This can be an extremely valuable and effective tool to minimize and solve conflict and find solutions to day to day problems that come up. Parenting Consulting is a service that goes hand-in-hand with divorce mediation and is essential to helping divorcing parents remain focused on the long-term health and well-being of their children who are affected by their decision to get divorced.

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What is the Best Way To Manage Parenting Problems After The Divorce/Break-Up?

Settling and finalizing the terms of a divorce can be difficult, complicated and emotionally taxing. Whether you have been through a lengthy court battle or settled your divorce amicably with the help of a professional mediator, you are undoubtedly embarking on an entirely new phase of your relationship, post-divorce. If you have children, there is no question that you will need to solve many issues and problems after the divorce that were not covered in the settlement. As children age and time goes by, situations and needs change and these need to be addressed without having to involve the courts for each problem. If you live in the Burnsville, Edina, Richfield, Bloomington or Shakopee MN area, AMS Mediation is a trusted resource for mediation for parents who have divorced or separated.

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Is Divorce Bad for Children?

Many people debating, going through or have had a divorce are curious on if divorce is bad for their children. Being a divorced parent and a step-parent, it was my priority to make sure my children were healthy and happy. My unique and personal situation also allows me to help other parents going through divorce.

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