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Simple Child Custody Modification

by Amber M. Serwat

Simple Child Custody ModificationIf you have a child-custody agreement with your former spouse, you may find it necessary to make a simple modification to that agreement. Similarly, if your former spouse approaches you about needing to make a simple child custody modification, you need not necessarily respond as if it is a major problem. In most cases, modifying a child custody agreement can be done without much difficulty or involving the courts. However, if your relationship with your former spouse is strained, you may at first perceive the request as a major inconvenience. In virtually all circumstances pertaining to child custody modification, though, the team at AMS Mediation can be helpful.


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Business-Like Co-Parent Communication

by Amber M. Serwat

Business-Like Co-Parent CommunicationThe communication between most divorcing couples is filled with a lot of emotion. After all, you and your spouse tried unsuccessfully to make your marriage work and you likely have very different views on why things went wrong in the marriage and whose fault it was. When you sign your divorce papers (especially if you share children), you end one phase of your relationship and begin another. You must nearly instantly shift from being married to co-parenting. During this time, you must also shift your focus from looking back on your unsuccessful marriage to looking forward toward building a new life for yourself. Changing your communication style can be extremely helpful during this time.


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What Is A Communication Coach And Why Would I Need One?

by Amber M. Serwat

What Is A Communication Coach? And Why Would I Need One?Lack of communication is one of the most common causes of divorce. And, unfortunately, communication typically does not improve during a divorce settlement, and often stays strained well after a divorce is final. However, stronger and improved communication often results in a better outcome for all involved and can set a more positive tone for co-parenting after divorce. Working with a communication coach may be suggested (or required) by the courts, an attorney, or a…


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Communication Coaching Services Near Burnsville, MN

by Amber M. Serwat

Communication Coaching Services Burnsville, MNCommunication is one of the many things that can break down between a couple before, during, and after a divorce. In fact, many studies indicate that poor communication or lack of communication is one major cause of divorce. Whether you are struggling to save your marriage, trying to navigate the divorce process, or co-parenting after a divorce communication is key to helping you move forward with your life in a positive and healthy way. AMS Mediation offers communication coaching services to help individuals and couples improve effectiveness, reduce conflict, and…


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Divorce, Parenting, & Communication Coaching Services

by Amber M. Serwat

Divorce, Parenting, & Communication Coaching Services MN | Conflict & Dispute Resolution Burnsville, MinnesotaDivorce and its aftermath is difficult at best. Even if you have a strong support system of family members, friends and co-workers, there are times when it can be very helpful to have additional support and guidance from a trained professional. AMS Mediation offers comprehensive, professional coaching services that can help you through the divorce process as well as after your divorce is final and your relationship shifts to co-parenting. AMS Mediation is led by Amber Serwat, who is a divorced parent herself and has direct and personal experience with the process.


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Post Divorce Child Issues

by Amber M. Serwat

Post Divorce Child IssuesSome of the most rewarding work that a professional mediator does involves the care and nurturing of children. The job of a parent doesn’t end after divorce. Learning to co-parent a child with a former marriage partner can be challenging if post divorce child issues are not dealt with properly. Parents often find themselves in a precarious situation when circumstances arise that effect a child’s safety or emotional well-being. AMS Mediation provides excellent parenting guidance and support services that put the focus on the child. Parenting services include mediation, consulting, coaching and more solutions for parenting after divorce.


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