Family Mediator Minneapolis/St. Paul

Family Mediator Minneapolis/St. PaulDivorce is considered among the most difficult experiences we can go through. It is the consequence of the broken promise of the fairy tales we tell ourselves about everlasting love and spending eternity with our soul mates. That is not at all to say that marriage is bad or should not be entered into. Instead, it is to say that marriage must be taken back from the fairy tales and given back to the realities of modern life. If we can accomplish that, maybe we can also find a way to better balance the difficulties that befall all of us periodically, so that our marriages prove to be more resilient, and based on feasible outcomes with the kind of hope that approximates fairy tales, but is still based in reality. We can have both the promise of the fairy tale with the resiliency of basing our marriages in reality.

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The Truth About Co-Parenting

Help Parenting After DivorceIf anyone says that co-parenting is easy – be skeptical. It can be a wonderful collaboration and example of teamwork under trying times. But not easy. Divorced parents are forced to figure out a way to work together for the benefit of the children while putting on a happy face to avoid upsetting the children. There is an enormous learning curve with blending families and Co-Parenting Effectively with your ex. Amber M. Serwat Mediation (AMS Mediation) provides Non-Judgmental Parenting Services that are a great resource for developing successful Parenting Partnerships.

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Mediation vs. Litigation

Compair Mediation and LitigationOver the last decade, divorce mediation has become a popular and sought after option for settling the specifics for many divorces. Mediation gathers both parties together (in the presence of a mediator) and allows for open, honest discussion of the issues that need to be negotiated in a divorce settlement in non-judgemental atmosphere. Litigation is the process of settling a divorce by using the legal court system. The litigation process generally involves lawyers and a judge and the decisions are made by the legal officials, not by the couple. As you decide what process meets your unique needs, consider the following facts about the differences in the process.

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