Parenting Time Expeditor Burnsville

Parenting Time Expeditor MinnesotaIt’s sad when parents get divorced. While it may be necessary for the two individuals to separate, it’s hard for children to make sense of it all. While the process of divorce is never easy, it can take a tremendous toll on your little ones who are affected the most. Often times, when divorcing parents can’t agree on parental rights and time shared, the child is really the one who suffers. At AMS Mediation, we have the ability to provide you with a Parenting Time Expeditor. This person, also known as a PTE, can either be appointed by the court or selected by mutual agreement of the parents and made official with a court order. If you are getting divorced in Burnsville, MN and you are having parental rights issues, don’t wait for the court system to dictate someone that doesn’t care. Call AMS Mediation and request our specialized PTE!

Read more ...

Children and Conflict Series Part 7

Why Parenting Plans?

Written parenting plans provide children and parents with predictability and consistency and can prevent future conflict. Open discussion and cooperation between parents is essential for success. Courts prefer that parents reach their own agreements about parenting time, because doing so makes them more likely to cooperate as their children grow up.

Read more ...

By Law, Do Mothers Have Greater Custody Rights?

In order to make custody determinations the court evaluates the best interests of the children using 13 key factors which are defined in MN 518.17. In addition to being financially expensive, formal custody evaluations are also often highly adversarial and

Read more ...

Parenting Services: Roles and Responsibilities

Parenting Partners (commonly referred to as co-parents) are parents who share children but are not involved in an intimate relationship with each other. They may be divorced, separated or never-married. Ideally the parenting partnership is

Read more ...

If I Move Out Of The House, Am I “Abandoning” My Children?

This is a common fear which is rooted in the adversarial legal system and outdated fault based divorce laws. The reality is that many parents separate before the divorce is final, some even purchase a second home.

Read more ...