AMS Mediation Blog

Can I Settle My Divorce Quickly in 2022?

Can I Settle My Divorce Quickly in 2022?If you go through the traditional court system, you should expect a divorce to take anywhere from 6-12 months. During this process, you spend a lot of time waiting for the next step, waiting for schedules to align between the court and the attorneys. In fact, there is a lot of time wasted, that keeps you from being able to move forward with your life. Divorce mediation allows you to settle the terms of your divorce much

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How To Save Money On My Divorce

How To Save Money On My DivorceDivorce can be expensive. A traditional divorce through the court system is estimated to cost up to $20,000. This is in addition to the expenses related to separate housing, etc that comes with going from living in one household to two. These expenses can really compound the stress of divorce for many couples and even can deter a couple from taking the necessary step. Here are some ways that you can save money

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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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Finding Support For Yourself During Divorce

Coping with separation and divorce including the idea that your marriage failed and guilt about how the divorce will impact your children can produce severe anxiety, depression and other emotions. It is critical that you find support for yourself during this difficult time. Support can look different for different people. AMS Mediation offers a wide variety of divorce and parenting support services for couples and individuals

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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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Professional Help During And After Divorce

Professional Help During And After DivorceHow do you get through difficult times? Do you hold things in? Do you overshare with people you barely know? Do you count on one good friend? Do you confide in one or more family members? There is no single way of seeking help that is always helpful. Depending on your circumstances, some approaches will work better than others. If you are fortunate enough to have one or more people in your life in whom you can confide

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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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