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Less Stressful Divorce Process

Less Stressful Divorce ProcessIf you are contemplating divorce, then one thing that you know for sure is that the decision is not made lightly, and the process is stressful. While there is no way to take away all of the stress of the process, the team at AMS Mediation offers a way to minimize the stress and move you toward resolution more quickly. Divorce mediation is an alternative dispute resolution strategy to settle the terms of your divorce without having to go through the traditional court process with attorneys and a judge rendering decision. Here are 5 ways divorce mediation can reduce the stress of the divorce process:

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Benefits of Custody Mediation

Benefits of Custody MediationAre you dealing with custody issues with a former partner and not sure where to turn? In Minnesota, custody mediation is a great option that allows parents who have never been married to resolve custody and child support issues with less time and conflict compared to using the traditional legal system just like married couples and with the same results and agreement options.

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Fair and Equitable Division of Assets During a Divorce

Fair and Equitable Division of Assets During a DivorceDivorce is a complex process, and one of the most challenging aspects for many couples is the division of property. AMS Mediation, based in Minnesota, provides a specialized service aimed at making this aspect of divorce more manageable and amicable.

AMS Mediation’s property division services focus on achieving a fair and equitable distribution of assets for both parties involved. Rather than relying on a court

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Achieving a Less Stressful Divorce

Many couples really take stock of their relationship as one year ends and a new one begins. The holidays are a time for reflection and can also be a time for intense stress. If you are realizing that the time has come to take steps toward a separation or divorce, you are not alone. AMS Mediation can help you navigate the process with less financial and emotional stress. Here are some of the ways that our team can help you.

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Resolving Conflict after Divorce

Resolving Conflict after Divorce If you have a divorce settlement in place with the courts but need to make changes after it has been finalized (months later or even years later), then you may want to consider the option of post-decree mediation. This process allows you to make changes or resolve issues that come up after a Court Order is put in place. It is simply impossible to anticipate every potential issue that may come up as you and your family move forward

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What Do I Need To Know Before I Divorce In Minnesota?

What Do I Need To Know Before I Divorce In MinnesotaIf you are moving forward with a divorce from your spouse, there are several things that you should know before you begin the process if you live in Minnesota. Below is a list of some of the top issues to consider.

1. It does not matter who is at fault: Minnesota is a no-fault divorce state which means that the court does need to see that one of the parties did something wrong. The court will not factor in infidelity or other marital issues when deciding to grant a divorce.

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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.


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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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