Do Separating Spouses Need a Mediator?

Marriage can be very hard. The decision to end a marriage can also be extremely difficult. Sometimes a trial separation provides an opportunity to gain perspective while you work out your differences or prepare for the next phase of your life. When there are children involved, it is especially important to approach marital issues with respect toward every member of the family. An experienced mediator like Amber Serwat of AMS Mediation can help to facilitate a trial separation agreement that establishes clear, respectful and fair objectives for both parties involved. Failure to reach an understanding can have negative consequences for the family.

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Tips for Parents Going Through Divorce in MN

There is no doubt that a divorce is enormously stressful on an entire family unit. The end of a marriage is a serious loss for everyone involved. One of the most important things to keep in mind during and after the transition is the significant impact on the children. Helping your children through this transition is a critical step in helping them cope with the loss of their sense of family. Here are some tips that divorcing parents can use to make this difficult time a little easier.

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Are Divorce and Parenting Classes Required to Get Divorce in Minnesota?

The process of getting divorced in most states is far more difficult than the process of getting married. This is also true in Minnesota. AMS Mediation works to make the processes associated with getting a divorce in Minnesota as easy as possible for couples who are seeking to dissolve their marriages.

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Mediation After A Divorce

AMS Mediation understands that the finalizing of your divorce does not necessarily mean that conflict between you and your ex-spouse goes away. Amber Serwat of AMS Mediation is an expert in divorce mediation and focuses on providing mediation both during and after divorce. If you need help working through an issue with your former spouse, you can count on AMS Mediation to offer you the benefit of their experience and expertise before, during, and after your divorce.

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Divorcing Parents and Child’s Response

We all know that when children are involved, the impact of a divorce is far greater than when a married couple without children decides to separate. The children in marriage are generally not deciders when it comes to a divorce, but they must adjust to a new normal after the separation is complete. This very likely includes splitting time between two parents they are used to seeing daily, the introduction of new adults and family members (step parents and/or step siblings) into their lives, a new day to day routine and sometimes a new home and school. Your child may feel sadness, anger, anxiety, and these emotions may come out in many different ways in many different settings. Because the impact of a divorce on children is so great, it is wise to consider the best ways to help them with this transition as you and your partner contemplate a divorce. Divorce mediation can help ease this transition for a family. It minimizes conflict and makes clear plans for a path forward. AMS Mediation focuses on helping families navigate divorce.

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