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Explaining Divorce to Children in 2020

by Amber M. Serwat

Explaining Divorce to Children in 2020Finding the words to explain to your kids why you and your spouse are divorcing can be deeply upsetting and extremely difficult. In fact, the discussion may prove to be one of the most difficult that you have in your life. Preparing for this conversation is important. The most important think to remember is your children come first. Here are some tips for explaining divorce to children in 2020:


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Key Factors in a Divorce

by Amber M. Serwat

Key Factors in a DivorceDivorce is a pivotal moment in your life – and it can certainly be one of the most stressful and difficult decisions you will ever make. If you and your spouse have decided to move forward with divorce, there are likely many reasons that you can point to that led you to this decision. Infidelity, financial stress, and communication issues are some of the most common catalysts for divorce. If you and your spouse have made the difficult decision that divorce is the best next step for you and your family, you want to keep some key factors in mind as you navigate the process.


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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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Experienced Divorce Coaching Services

by Amber M. Serwat

Experienced Divorce Coaching ServicesDivorce is far too difficult for any individual to want to face it all alone. Anyone who has been through a divorce can tell you that the process can feel like a roller coaster with all of the ups and downs, twists and turns. Understanding what to expect and knowing your options can help you to develop a strategy that works best for you. Finding a professional divorce coach like Amber M. Serwat Mediation that understands first hand the enormous emotional and financial strain that…


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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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Child Centered Divorce Coach

by Amber M. Serwat

Child Centered Divorce CoachA guiding philosophy of AMS Mediation is to provide divorce coaching that is child-centered. This means that the support we lend to a couple we are coaching will be based on ensuring that your children are prioritized in the divorce process. Children are innocent bystanders in their parents’ decision to get divorced, and because they are so much more vulnerable to the complexities and difficulties of adult life, we owe it to them to center the divorce process on their well-being.


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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.

STILL WORKING

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. We are now working remotely and ensure the ongoing availability of mediation, PC, PTE and other ADR services.

Our office hours remain the same and we remain available by phone and email. The main office number is 952.252.1492.

We are using Zoom for videoconferencing. We suggest that you download this app to your phone or the program to your computer at zoom.us/download.

NEW CLIENTS WELCOME

We continue to 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 adapt to these rapidly changing and chaotic times. Stay strong, remain resilient and stay healthy!

Amber Serwat and Gayle Ladwig
ADR Professional and ADR Assistant

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