AMS Mediation Blog

Post-decree Mediation

by Amber M. Serwat

Post-decree MediationDivorce mediation is becoming more widely recognized as the preferred means of settling the terms of a divorce, and it is fair to say that couples who go through divorce mediation experience fewer conflicts and less intense conflict. Mediation reduces the level of overall conflict between parties – that is one of the many benefits of using this tool. AMS Mediation offers trusted mediation services for those going through divorce


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Helping Kids Through Your Divorce

by Amber M. Serwat

Helping Kids Through Your DivorceOne of the most difficult aspects of a divorce for parents is the impact it has on their children. Sitting down with your kids to let them know that you have decided to separate is extremely difficult emotionally for all involved. If you are able to communicate clearly and plan well, you can minimize the pain that your children will feel. Of course, there is no way to take all of the pain away – divorce is hard.


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Co-Parenting Coach

by Amber M. Serwat

Co-Parenting Coach
When you sign your divorce papers, it is tempting to believe that the interactions between you and your spouse are over. Divorce is the end of your marriage, but if you share children, it is the beginning of a new phase of your relationship. Co-parenting is extremely important for your children and can be done successfully, even if your marriage was high in conflict.


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Important First Steps to Take Toward a Healthy Divorce

by Amber M. Serwat

Important First Steps to Take Toward a Healthy DivorceMany couples think about divorce for months or even years before they take the first step toward a separation. It is such a huge decision and because it is not one that we make often in our lives, it can be overwhelming to think about the necessary steps to take. AMS Mediation can help you navigate the divorce process from start to finish. No matter what stage you find yourself in, we can sit down with you and help you identify action items


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Divorce Mediation in 2020

by Amber M. Serwat

Divorce Mediation in 20202020 has been like no other. Many of our daily activities have been disrupted as we try to keep our distance from others and protect ourselves and our loved ones from COVID-19. AMS Mediation continues to serve our clients during this difficult time. We recognize that life has not been easy for many couples over these last months. If you have decided that it is time to move forward with a divorce, you should be aware that you can complete this process safely during this uncertain time


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Making The Divorce Process Easier

by Amber M. Serwat

Making the Divorce Process EasierDivorce is widely regarded as one of the most difficult and stressful life events. It is often mentioned in the same breath as a death in the family, job loss, moving and major illness. However, you should know that there are ways to ease the stress of the divorce process. While you may not be able to navigate the process with no stress, you can do it in such a way that the stress is manageable. Mediation is one way to resolve the difficult issues without having to go through a court battle, which can be the cause for much of the financial and emotional stress of divorce. AMS Mediation specializes in providing divorce mediation services for Minnesota couples who are moving forward with a divorce and would like to find a way to do this with less stress and conflict. Give us a call today.


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A MESSAGE FROM AMS, LLC - RE: COVID-19

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. Gayle can be reached via email at gayle@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!

 

Sincerely,
Amber Serwat & Gayle Ladwig
ADR Professional & ADR Assistant

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