Manage Parenting Problems after the Divorce

When you’re going through a divorce, it’s difficult to keep your children uninvolved in the process, especially once you begin broaching the subjects of custody, child support, holiday visitations, and even parenting styles. Once you’ve separated from a spouse, it becomes clear just how much of your lives are interwoven, and parenting and child care is often the hardest part of your divorce to negotiate and feel good about. That’s why at Amber M. Serwat Mediation, I work with Minneapolis, Minnesota families to make sure that family mediations go smoothly so that you run into as few parenting problems after your divorce as possible.

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By Law Do Mothers Have Greater Custody Rights?

It is a somewhat common myth that the court system favors the mother in divorce custody disputes. These assumptions are based on the long held tradition that mothers are, generally speaking, more often the primary caregivers for the children in a family. Today, however, it is just as common for mothers to work outside the home and child custody agreements are based on what is in the best interest of the children, not on who spends more time at home. US law does not give preference to mothers in child custody cases — there is no gender preference in custody cases. However, it is important to understand the law and your legal rights. Parenting mediation is an excellent and highly effective strategy to manage all aspects of settling a divorce, including child custody issues. AMS Mediation of Burnsville, MN specializes in parenting mediation and can help you and your divorcing spouse find solutions that work for everyone involved.

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

When a divorce is finalized, a new phase of the relationship between the ex-spouses begins, especially when children are involved. While many important issues have been finalized, in many cases, issues continue to arise around parenting that need to be solved. A divorced couple must continue to work together to solve problems after their relationship ends. Strong and clear communication is important and finding creative ways to compromise is key. AMS Mediation of Burnsville, MN, offers a wide variety of parenting mediation resources for those who need help navigating parenting issues that come up after a divorce or breakup.

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Creating a Parenting Plan | Minnesota Co-Parenting Support

developing a parenting planAMS Mediation of Burnsville, Minnesota, can provide you with much-needed assistance with developing a parenting plan in preparation for, and in the aftermath of, divorce.  For most people who are in the midst of divorce or dealing with the fallout of emotions in the weeks, months, and sometimes years after divorce the last thing you will want to deal with are surprises.  Creating a Parenting Plan with the help of AMS Mediation, and in cooperation with your ex-spouse, can help to eliminate the surprises that cause stress, anxiety, and delays in moving on from your divorce.

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Blending Your Family | Minnesota Mediators

Minnesota Blending FamiliesThe blending of families is almost never smooth and easy, despite our best hopes and intentions. The complexity of relationships and the realities of personalities blending in new homes is likely to result in difficulty of one kind or another. Of course, many thousands of people in the United States alone blend their families each year, and it is certainly possible for the blending to result in success. But achieving success in the blending of families into stepfamilies is also quite likely to require hard work, patience, forgiveness, and a commitment to conflict resolution.

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