AMS Mediation Blog

Divorce Mediation Benefiting Both Parties

by Amber M. SerwatWhen going through a divorce, it can seem like a daunting process where no one wins. Although litigation usually results in both parties being unhappy with the result, or one party detrimentally losing, mediation is another alternative to the divorce process, and...
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Parenting Mediation

by Amber M. SerwatParenting is challenging enough as it is. When you add a breakup or divorce into the equation, it can be an absolute nightmare trying to make any parenting decisions or mediate the relationships between your child and their other parent. At Amber M. Serwat Mediation,...
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Is Divorce Mediation Confidential?

by Amber M. SerwatAs you and your divorcing spouse weigh your options for how best to settle your divorce, you may wonder about the level of confidentiality if you choose to pursue mediation. The first thing that you should be aware of is that Minnesota law (MN Rule 114) protects all...
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How Long Does Divorce Mediation Usually Take?

by Amber M. SerwatIf you and your spouse have made the difficult decision to divorce, you have very likely already spent countless days, months and even years weighing the pros and cons of divorce and trying to make the best possible decision for your family. There is nothing easy...
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Early Neutral Evaluation Burnsville MN

by Amber M. SerwatAMS Mediation provides Early Neutral Evaluation (ENE) as one of our many mediation services. As experts in Minnesota divorce law, we can provide early neutral evaluation to anyone going through divorce in Minnesota, based on our knowledge of divorce law that is...
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Life After Divorce

by Amber M. SerwatWhen you are in the midst of a divorce, it is hard to see past the pain, emotion and grief. Your life feels like it is being turned upside down and you may be concerned that you and your children will not be able to move forward in a healthy way. Divorce marks a...
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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.


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


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!

Amber Serwat and Gayle Ladwig
ADR Professional and ADR Assistant

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