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“Child First” Divorce Mediation Services

by Amber M. Serwat

Child First Divorce Mediation Services | Minnesota Divorce MediatorDivorce can bring out the worst in even the most reasonable adults. Emotions are generally high during the divorce process and there can be significant conflict between a divorcing couples that can, unfortunately, impact the children. A traditional court battle is designed to focus on the past – and all of the conflict present in your marriage. This can create an even more adversarial situation often increasing the overall conflicting nature of the divorce. Divorce mediation allows you…


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Communication Coaching Services Near Burnsville, MN

by Amber M. Serwat

Communication Coaching Services Burnsville, MNCommunication is one of the many things that can break down between a couple before, during, and after a divorce. In fact, many studies indicate that poor communication or lack of communication is one major cause of divorce. Whether you are struggling to save your marriage, trying to navigate the divorce process, or co-parenting after a divorce communication is key to helping you move forward with your life in a positive and healthy way. AMS Mediation offers communication coaching services to help individuals and couples improve effectiveness, reduce conflict, and…


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Comprehensive Mediation Services

by Amber M. Serwat

Comprehensive Mediation Services | Divorce, Custody, Post-Decree Mediator MNMany states now require divorcing couples (that have no history of domestic violence) to participate in an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) process before litigating the terms of the divorce. This is in large part because the courts cannot effectively manage all of the divorce cases coming through the system. Mediation is a popular and highly effective ADR process that can be used to settle all aspect of a divorce including division of property, assets and debts, development of a parenting plan and determination of the need for child and/or spousal support.


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How Much Does Mediation Cost?

by Amber M. Serwat

How Much Does Mediation Cost? | Minnesota Divorce Mediation PricingThe cost of mediation is significantly less than the most common alternative which involves retaining a lawyer and going through the traditional litigation process. Typically, clients who employ a mediation service can expect to pay a much lower total cost than even the least expensive court-based divorce. We also offer services that are not offered for court-based divorce proceedings. AMS Mediation prioritizes finding common ground. When you realize that the cost of mediated divorce is so much less expensive than the traditional process, you will understand why so many more couples are choosing mediated divorce.


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When Should I Consider Divorce Mediation?

by Amber M. Serwat

When Should I Consider Divorce Mediation?If you and your spouse have decided to seek a divorce, you may be overwhelmed about just how to move the process forward. Navigating the divorce process in the midst of conflict and emotional distress is difficult. In fact, many agree that divorce is one of the most stressful life events. Divorce mediation is a useful and effective method of settling all aspects of a divorce without adding to the already adversarial nature of the event. AMS Mediation specializes in divorce mediation and helping couples through this difficult process.


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Comprehensive Divorce Mediation

by Amber M. Serwat

Comprehensive Divorce Mediation Services in the Twin CitiesAMS Mediation offers comprehensive divorce mediation services to couples who have decided divorce is the next step for them. If you and your spouse have decided to divorce, the team at AMS Mediation would like you to know that you have options available to you that do not have to include traditional court processes, adversarial lawyers, or pocket-emptying costs. AMS Mediation has become one of the most respected divorce mediation services because of our professionalism and knowledge of and expertise in Minnesota divorce law. Divorce has historically been frowned upon and most often characterized by conflict and anger. More recently, however, divorce mediators have provided alternatives that seek to minimize conflict and maximize the potential for healthy resolution of differences between the couple.


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