AMS Mediation Blog

Preparing My Kids For Divorce

Preparing My Kids For DivorceWhen you have children, the decision to divorce gets much more complicated. Not only does this decision impact you and your spouse, but also the lives of your kids. In fact, many couples wrestle with this issue for months if not years, unsure how to do the right thing for themselves while protecting their kids. The way you proceed with your divorce very much matters when it comes to protecting your children. Here are some tips


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Strategies For Co-Parenting After Divorce

Strategies For Co-Parenting After DivorceOne of the biggest adjustments (and sometimes surprises) after divorce is realizing that you still need to maintain a relationship with your ex in order to effectively co-parent. When the divorce papers are signed, your marriage is over, so your relationship shifts to working together as co-parents. This can be extremely difficult and stressful for a family – for the adults and the kids. AMS Mediation offers co-parenting coaching to help families adjust to their new normal.

When you settle the terms of your divorce, one of the biggest parts of the settlement is the Parenting Plan. This outlines how


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Conserving Finances During Divorce

The financial impact of divorce can be enormous and stressful to consider. In many cases, the fear of the unknown makes planning for your financial future after divorce difficult. There are tangible ways to conserve financial resources during divorce to protect your financial future and the financial future of your children. Here are some tips for protecting your money during divorce:

Consider what method you will use to settle the terms of your divorce


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Divorce And Your Kid’s Well-being

Divorce And Your Kid’s Well-beingSupporting your kids’ needs and keeping in mind that their well-being is the most important outcome of a divorce is a very important part of the process. Given the intense emotion between you and your spouse, this can be a very challenging task. Below are some tips for supporting your children during the divorce/ongoing post divorce challenges and helping them continue to thrive, even during this difficult time:


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Preparing For The Holidays And Divorce

Preparing For The Holidays And Divorce If you have separated or divorced in 2021 or are going through the difficult process right now, you may be looking ahead to holidays like Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, and Christmas with uncertainty, dread, anxiety and sadness. This is absolutely normal. Even if you were unhappy in your marriage, holidays were likely spent as a family unit. This year is going to feel different – no doubt about that. One thing that you can do


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Communication Strategies During Divorce

Communication Strategies During DivorcePoor communication – or lack of communication – is one of the most common reasons that a marriage fails. When communication breaks down between a couple, trust can be impacted, and intimacy is difficult to maintain. Divorce is an unfortunate and difficult consequence. If you have decided to move forward with your life apart, then you may be considering divorce. As ironic as it may sound, communication is an important


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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. 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!

 

Sincerely,
Amber Serwat & Gabe Frye
ADR Professional & ADR Assistant

Divorce Mediation & Dispute Resolution Services - Amber Serwat Mediation

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