Family Law Basics

Understanding the basics of family law will be important for you if you are in the process of divorcing your spouse or if you have recently divorced your spouse. AMS Mediation has long since recognized the importance of possessing expertise in matters of family law, but we also recognize that people who are in various stages of divorce probably do not have the time or ability to get into the weeds as we do. So we do it for you. If you are in any stage of the divorce process, we can help you understand the basics of family law so that you can be your own best advocate and can feel confident that you can emerge from the process with a better chance of moving on in the way you choose.

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Divorce Education

The divorce process is new, complex and difficult for nearly everyone who navigates it. After all, if you are lucky, you NEVER experience a divorce and if you do, mostly likely it only happens once. So, when you are faced with the prospect of a divorce from your spouse, you may have many questions about child/spousal support, division of property, and how to set up a parenting plan (or custody agreement) in a way that puts your kids first. AMS Mediation of Burnsville, MN offers a wide variety of divorce education classes that can help you learn more about the process, ask questions about your specific situation and gather information about what to expect from the process.

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Children and Divorce

If you are in the process of divorcing and you have children, you should consider reaching out to AMS Mediation of Burnsville, Minnesota to settle important aspects of your divorce. AMS has earned a strong reputation in Minnesota for our work with divorcing parents and providing expert parenting support. Our team offers a wide variety of parenting support services that can help parents ensure that their children remain the top priority throughout the process. These services include:

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Mediator to Help Change Holiday Kids Schedule

Once the dust has settled after your divorce, you quickly realize that you and your ex-spouse still have to navigate a whole host of issues that may not have been ironed out in your official legal settlement. Co-parenting after a divorce can be complicated to say the least. One issue that often comes up for families is the need (or desire) to change the kid’s schedule from time to time. The holidays present a unique challenge and continue to be an issue even years after a divorce is finalized. AMS Mediation of Burnsville, MN, offers post-divorce mediation services that can assist as families navigate scheduling difficult changes or problems so that families can do what is best for all involved and minimize the conflict along the way.

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Best Way To Manage Parenting Problems After A Break-up?

When a divorce is finalized, there is a collective sigh of relief, as an often highly stressful time has been resolved, even if the parties are not entirely happy with the outcome. However, in most cases, problems can still come up after the divorce (or break-up) is final and many couples struggle with how best to handle these issues. Mediation is an effective tool that can be used for divorced couples who continue to interact and share responsibilities, especially related to issues surrounding children and co-parenting. AMS Mediation specializes in providing mediation services for those in the Shakopee, MN area who are going through the divorce process as well as after a divorce is final.

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