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Child Centered Divorce Mediator

by Amber M. Serwat

Child Centered Divorce MediatorIf you and your spouse have children and have made the decision to divorce, you have already spent significant time and energy determining how best to move forward keeping your children in mind. The fact is that divorce is extremely difficult on the children in a marriage. Kids do not have a say in whether their parents divorce or stay together. Children are put in a situation where they are forced to adjust to the big change. There are things that you


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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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Dakota County Custody Evaluator

by Amber M. Serwat

Dakota County Custody EvaluatorIf you and your ex-spouse are unable or unwilling to reach your own agreement on child custody matters, the court may appoint a Custody Evaluator (CE) to make an informed recommendation. The Dakota County District Court may have to step to require both parties to work with a professional evaluator who is trained in areas related to the child’s wellbeing.


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Experienced Custody Mediator Burnsville

by Amber M. Serwat

Custody Mediation Services Burnsville | Experienced Neutral Mediator MNCustody is arguably the most important single component of any divorce settlement. If you have been through a divorce and created a custody agreement with your former spouse, you understand that the emotions associated with determining how you will settle issues concerning the custody of your children. AMS Mediation has extensive experience in all issues pertaining to child custody and can help you navigate these issues so that you can move forward in the most positive way possible…


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Comprehensive Mediation Services

by Amber M. Serwat

Comprehensive Mediation Services | Divorce, Custody, Post-Decree Mediator MNMany states now require divorcing couples (that have no history of domestic violence) to participate in an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) process before litigating the terms of the divorce. This is in large part because the courts cannot effectively manage all of the divorce cases coming through the system. Mediation is a popular and highly effective ADR process that can be used to settle all aspect of a divorce including division of property, assets and debts, development of a parenting plan and determination of the need for child and/or spousal support.


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