Divorce Options

Divorce is undeniably stressful and has the reputation for bringing out the worst in people. Conflict and emotions are high and many difficult decisions must be made under duress in order to separate the two intertwined lives. You must decide how to divide your property, assets (and debts), settle on a parenting plan for how the kids will spend their time and come to an agreement on any child and/or spousal support. Many assume that hiring a lawyer and letting the court help you settle your divorce is the best (or only) way to navigate a divorce. Another option that has become more popular over the last decade is to use divorce mediation instead of the courts to settle a divorce. Mediation focuses on finding areas of compromise and common ground rather than exacerbating conflict. AMS Mediation offers high quality divorce mediation services for couples in the Burnsville area who are considering their options for settling their divorce.

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Best Way To Manage Parenting Problems After A Break-up?

When a divorce is finalized, there is a collective sigh of relief, as an often highly stressful time has been resolved, even if the parties are not entirely happy with the outcome. However, in most cases, problems can still come up after the divorce (or break-up) is final and many couples struggle with how best to handle these issues. Mediation is an effective tool that can be used for divorced couples who continue to interact and share responsibilities, especially related to issues surrounding children and co-parenting. AMS Mediation specializes in providing mediation services for those in the Shakopee, MN area who are going through the divorce process as well as after a divorce is final.

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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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Spousal Support Mediator

AMS Mediation, based in Burnsville, Minnesota, provides excellent advocacy when it comes to divorce mediation and all aspects of the processes associated with it. One specific area of focus is helping couples settle issues surrounding Spousal Support (which is sometimes referred to as ‘alimony’).

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Non Married Couples Mediator

If you are ending a committed, long term relationship, whether you are legally married or not, you have shared many aspects of your life together — your finances may be intertwined, you may share property and other belongings, and if you have children, you must find a way to co-parent after the relationship is over. Mediation is an effective way to help you make important decisions about all of the parts of your life that may be difficult to separate without professional assistance. Mediation is ideal for couples who are not legally married and therefore do not need to navigate the traditional court system. AMS Mediation of Burnsville, MN, specializes in mediation for non-married couples who have decided to separate and move forward in a positive way.

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