AMS Mediation Blog

Non-Litigation Divorce Options

by Amber M. Serwat

Non-Litigation Divorce OptionsThe threat of the spread of COVID-19 has pushed many couples that are seeking a divorce to pursue non-litigation options to settle the issues between them. The pandemic has caused many significant delays in the Minnesota court system, with backlogs and concerns about in-person meetings. Divorce mediation is an excellent and effective way to resolve the terms of a divorce without litigation. Here are just a few


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Is a Divorce Mediation Settlement Legal?

by Amber M. Serwat

Is a Divorce Mediation Settlement Legal? The final product of the divorce mediation process is called a Memorandum of Agreement. This document can contain details about your settlement, including information about how you will divide your property, your parenting plan and/or custody agreement and even details about spousal support or child support payments. This agreement is not legally binding until it has been submitted to the Courts and the Court has accepted it. Generally, after you complete the mediation process, you and your ex hire


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Burnsville Divorce Services

by Amber M. Serwat

Burnsville Divorce ServicesYou have probably heard of the old adage that change is the only constant in life. This has been especially true in the year 2020. Families in the Minnesota area have been dealing with many changes related to the COVID 19 pandemic, including social distancing, getting used to wearing masks, and many of us have faced job loss, reduced income and/or anxiety about the potential spread of illness. In addition, some local families continue to go through other difficult changes, including divorce and changes to important family dynamics. It is important to find the support that you and your family need for the changes that you face. If you are facing divorce, AMS Mediation is offering virtual divorce services for families living in Burnsville, MN. We understand how stressful change can be and can offer you support, guidance


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Virtual Divorce Coach

by Amber M. Serwat

Virtual Divorce CoachFor now, we are all trying to limit or reduce our risk of exposure to COVID-19. AMS Mediation has translated all consultations and services to a virtual platform. We are still offering the same support and assistance, but because of concerns about safety, we are not currently offering these services in person. We have found that our services have remained extremely effective, meeting the unique needs of our clients during this difficult


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Divorcing Couples Coaching in Burnsville

by Amber M. Serwat

Divorcing Couples Coaching in BurnsvilleHandling the many aspects of a divorce is extremely difficult and overwhelming for couples. In addition to offering divorce mediation services, Amber Serwat of AMS Mediation offers divorcing couples coaching in Burnsville, MN. Divorce coaching is different from divorce mediation in that the role of a divorce coach is to provide support and guidance for one party. A mediator remains neutral and helps a couple find common ground


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Managing Emotions During Divorce

by Amber M. Serwat

Managing Emotions during DivorceWhen you go through a divorce, it is normal to experience a flood of emotions. You may feel a range of emotions including sadness, anger, frustration, denial, and even grief. You should know that this is a perfectly normal part of the divorce process. In fact, for many, you go through a grieving process somewhat similar to the loss of a loved one. Finding a way to manage these emotions during divorce can be a critical step in healing


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A MESSAGE FROM AMS, LLC - RE: COVID-19

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.

 

Still Working — 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. We are now working remotely and ensure the ongoing availability of mediation, PC, PTE and other ADR services.

Our office hours remain the same and we remain available by phone and email. The main office number is 952.252.1492.

We are using Zoom for videoconferencing. We suggest that you download this app to your phone or the program to your computer at zoom.us/download.

 

New Clients Welcome

We continue to 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 adapt to these rapidly changing and chaotic times. Stay strong, remain resilient and stay healthy!

 

Sincerely,
Amber Serwat & Gayle Ladwig
ADR Professional & ADR Assistant

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