AMS Mediation Blog

Can I Settle My Divorce Quickly in 2022?

Can I Settle My Divorce Quickly in 2022?If you go through the traditional court system, you should expect a divorce to take anywhere from 6-12 months. During this process, you spend a lot of time waiting for the next step, waiting for schedules to align between the court and the attorneys. In fact, there is a lot of time wasted, that keeps you from being able to move forward with your life. Divorce mediation allows you to settle the terms of your divorce much

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Ways To Minimize Conflict During Divorce

Ways To Minimize Conflict During DivorceWhile there is no way to totally eliminate the possibility for conflict during the divorce process, it can be minimized with some work, preparation and a positive framework about the process. AMS Mediation specializes in a variety of divorce mediation services that can lessen the amount of conflict between you and your ex and help you navigate the divorce process with less stress and financial burden. Here are some

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Alternative Dispute Resolution Services

Alternative Dispute Resolution Services - Settling Your Divorce Without LitigationIf you have been told by the court system, an attorney, or someone else helping you navigate divorce that you should use an alternative dispute resolution (ADR) method to help settle the terms of your separation or divorce, you may wonder what options are available to you. An alternative dispute resolution is a method of settling disputes like custody and other divorce issues without going through the traditional court system. One very effective alternative dispute resolution method is mediation. AMS Mediation specializes in helping couples and families settle the terms of their divorce without litigation.

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What To Know About Divorce In 2022

What To Know About Divorce In 2022The last two years have been filled with change. Adapting to a global pandemic has taken a huge toll on many, with stress higher in many professions (especially healthcare) and a shift for many to evaluating their career trajectory and their work-life balance. Many people have also been evaluating their personal relationships during this time. While the divorce rate dipped during the peak of COVID-19

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Is Compromise Possible In A Divorce?

Is Compromise Possible In A DivorceWhen you think of divorce, you likely think first of a bitter court battle, high conflict between spouses, and a difficulty reaching any common ground. That is generally what is depicted in our society. However, the reality of divorce can be much different. Divorce mediation values compromise as the foundation of the process. Yes, compromise. After all, you and your spouse have shared a life together

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Always Put Your Children First During A Divorce

Always Put Your Children First During A DivorceIf you are going through a divorce, you are likely most concerned with your kids and how they will cope with the change ahead. Keeping your focus on them as you navigate the divorce process is a key to success for your entire family. Deciding to settle your divorce using divorce mediation instead of litigation can be one big step you can take to put your children first during this time. Mediation is based on a mindset

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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


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


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!


Amber Serwat & Gabe Frye
ADR Professional & ADR Assistant

Divorce Mediation & Dispute Resolution Services - Amber Serwat Mediation

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