Burnsville Divorce Mediation MNThe way in which you choose to facilitate your divorce can have a profound impact on the outcome. There is the traditional legal method that involves lawyers that represent the position of each party individually. This process for ending a marriage can devour financial resources, be quite adversarial and provide little assistance for transitioning to life after divorce. There is another option that more Burnsville families are choosing as a solution that is better equipped to address individual marital circumstances, especially when children are involved. The benefits of working with an effective Burnsville Divorce Mediator, like Amber M. Serwat Mediation, can far out way the traditional lawyer divorce.

Mediating Your Divorce vs Lawyer for Divorce

A traditional divorce would include the services of divorce lawyers hired to represent each spouse separately. The standard role of each attorney is to identify issues and resolve conflicts through a negotiation process between the two representatives. If an agreement cannot be reached on any facet of ending the marriage it is likely to proceed on with family court litigation.

Both lawyers work to prepare their case to be brought before a family law judge who will make the ultimate decisions on child custody, spousal support and shared assets and debts. This process can be lengthy and very expensive to complete. Each spouse must find their own representation and turn over control of some of the most important factors of their lives to someone that they don’t even know.

Benefits of Divorce Mediation

Divorce mediation is an alternative solution that provides an individualized approach to complex issues found in almost all marriages. The role of a divorce mediator is to provide a neutral third-party perspective that prioritizes the family’s wellbeing above all else. The spouses maintain control over their own divorce with the assistance of a skilled negotiator. Some of the benefits realized with the divorce mediation process include decision-making, respect and a children first approach to resolving conflicts.

  • You are in control
  • More peaceful and agreeable process
  • Child first approach to resolving family issues
  • Lower cost than traditional litigation
  • Private and confidential
  • More respectful
  • Less time to complete
  • More efficient than self representation
  • Flexible and convenient time schedule
  • Personalized to the needs of your family

Effective Divorce Mediator

AMS Mediation, located near Burnsville, Minnesota, provides effective divorce mediation services. We approach marriage disputes without judgment or prejudice. Couples who have decided to end their marriage in a respectful and efficient manner can have excellent results when working with an experienced divorce mediator like Amber Serwat of AMS Mediation.

Contact AMS Mediation at: (952) 252-1492.


The safety of clients, ourselves, and colleagues is our top priority while we remain available to assist you as you navigate the new and uncharted territory caused by the coronavirus pandemic.


Offering All Services Virtually

While providing virtual ADR services was not part of our plan, we have made the necessary accommodations to ensure we can continue to serve our clients during these unsettling times. All services are currently available through virtually. We are using Zoom for videoconferencing. We suggest that you download this app to your phone or the program to your computer at https://zoom.us/download.


Limited In-Person Services

We have resumed limited in-person services for sessions with 1 or 2 participants scheduled for a maximum of 2 hours. Masks are required in our building and in session. Availability is subject to change based on local regulations and CDC guidelines.


Office Hours

Our office hours remain the same and we remain available by phone and email. The main office number is 952.252.1492. Gabe can be reached via email at gabe@amsmediationplus.com.


New Clients Welcome

We offer free 1-hour divorce consultations via Zoom. Potential PC and PTE clients are invited to schedule a free 15-minute phone call. Please call 952.252.1492 to set up an appointment. We are here to help!

Thank you for your patience and understanding as we all continue to adapt to these rapidly changing and chaotic times. Stay strong, stay resilient, and stay healthy!


Amber Serwat & Gabe Frye
ADR Professional & ADR Assistant

Divorce Mediation & Dispute Resolution Services - Amber Serwat Mediation

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