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Burnsville Mediator | Evaluations, Parenting & Coaching Services

by Amber M. Serwat

Evaluations, Parenting & Coaching ServicesAMS Mediation offers a wide range of alternative dispute resolution services that can help you navigate many different problems and issues related to divorce and co-parenting. Our staff focuses on a client-centered approach which empowers you and your family to regain control over your life, your decisions and your future. Our team is professional, efficient, respectful and compassionate, understanding that these issues


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Court Ordered Custody Evaluation in MN

by Amber M. Serwat

Court Ordered Custody Evaluation MNCustody decisions are some of the most difficult to reach in the divorce process. In most cases, both parties want to spend as much time as possible with their children and the idea of splitting this time is painful to think about. In addition, you and your soon to be ex may have very different opinions about what is best for your kids as it relates to a custody arrangement. If you and your ex have worked to try to reach a custody agreement and have not yet been successful…


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Child Custody Evaluations in Minnesota

by Amber M. Serwat

Child Custody Evaluations in MinnesotaDespite the fact that Child Custody Evaluations in Minnesota are fairly frequent in our state, they still cause stress for those impacted by them. Any family that has experienced a divorce or significant family change will almost certainly go through some degree of stress when a child custody evaluation becomes necessary. Fortunately, AMS Mediation works with the goal of helping families through such processes with greater ease and less stress.


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Custody Evaluations Burnsville MN

by Amber M. Serwat

Custody Evaluations Burnsville MNIf you have children and are considering a divorce, the most pressing thing in your mind is likely how you will share custody of your kids. Custody determination is one of the most difficult, complex and emotionally taxing aspects of a divorce settlement. There are times when a custody agreement cannot be reached – and then what? A custody evaluation can be conducted to help you (and the Court) make the best possible decision about a child custody arrangement. Amber Serwat of AMS Mediation serves as a Custody Evaluator (CE) in Burnsville, MN for even the most difficult and contentious child custody cases.


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Alimony Divorce Specialist

by Amber M. Serwat

Alimony Divorce SpecialistThe determination of alimony (also known as spousal support or spousal maintenance) can be one of the most complex and potentially contentious aspects of a divorce settlement. Mediation is a great way to settle not only complex and sensitive issues in a divorce, but all aspects of divorce. The courts in Minnesota often refer divorcing couples to use mediation to help with their divorce process.


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By Law Do Mothers Have Greater Custody Rights?

by Amber M. Serwat

By Law Do Mothers Have Greater Custody Rights? | Custody Mediation Services Burnsville, MNIt is a somewhat common myth that the court system favors the mother in divorce custody disputes. These assumptions are based on the long held tradition that mothers are, generally speaking, more often the primary caregivers for the children in a family. Today, however, it is just as common for mothers to work outside the home and child custody agreements are based on what is in the best interest of the children, not on who spends more time at home…


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