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Am I Really Ready For Divorce?

Am I Really Ready For DivorceMany people say that getting a divorce is one of the most stressful life events. It takes a huge emotional and financial toll, and if you have children, the impact does not stop with you. Your children also must adapt to the change as well. Divorce impacts you financially, socially and is a dramatic change to your family dynamic. Deciding if you are truly ready involves much thought and reflection and can take months

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Effective Divorce Services

Effective Divorce ServicesWhen you navigate your divorce using the traditional court system, you are locked into a place that your attorneys can control and the decision(s) are made by the judge. This can be emotionally taxing for both you and your divorcing spouse. When you litigate your divorce, you have very little control over the most important decisions related to your divorce that impact your future. It is important to realize that you do have choices when it comes to how to settle your divorce. AMS Mediation offers a wide variety of divorce support services that can help you through this difficult time with less overall stress, time and financial burden.

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Regain Control of Your Life with Divorce Mediation

Divorce can leave you feeling overwhelmed, sad and like your life is out of control. Your sense of normal shifts quickly as you consider separating your joint possessions and perhaps moving your family. You may feel specific stress over explaining this major life change to your children and your other family members. Traditional litigation only compounds this sense of chaos, as you are forced

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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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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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