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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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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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Questions To Ask Your Divorce Mediator

Questions To Ask Your Divorce Mediator If you have decided to settle the terms of your divorce using divorce mediation instead of through litigation, you may be wondering about how to choose a mediator that will match your style and help you achieve your goals. Choosing a mediator is important and can make a big difference in terms of the ease in which you can reach resolution. It is wise to think of it as an interview process to be sure that you get exactly what you need

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What Should I Do To Get Ready For Divorce?

What Should I Do To Get Ready For DivorcePreparing yourself emotionally for divorce is difficult enough, but there are also important logistical issues that must be managed as well. There are ways to prepare to file for divorce to make the process less stressful and more straightforward. Here are some tips to help you get ready for the divorce process:

Gather and organize important documents

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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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