AMS Mediation Blog

First Steps In The Divorce Process

by Amber M. Serwat

First Steps In The Divorce Process Divorce is something that is often thought about by couples for many months (or years) before any formal steps are taken to move forward. This may be for many reasons–you may not be ready to take these steps, you may not know what steps to even take, or you may be concerned about the financial impact and/or logistical issues ahead. If you think you are ready to learn more about the process, you might want to focus on


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Professional Support During a Divorce

by Amber M. Serwat

Professional Support During a DivorceIf you ask those who have been through a divorce what was the most helpful thing through the process, you will likely hear the word “support”. This support can come in many forms including from family, friends, co-workers, spiritual leaders and professionals. For most individuals navigating a divorce, support actually needs to come from a variety of places. AMS Mediation understands the difficulty and complexity of divorce and offers professional support for clients during a divorce. Our staff is ready to answer any questions you may have regarding the divorce process. Pre divorce, post divorce, divorce coaching child custody or visitation are just some of what we cover.


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Practical Advice For Divorcing in 2020

by Amber M. Serwat

Practical Advice For Divorcing in 2020In a year like no other, 2020 has brought its fair share of uncertainty, stress and fear to families all over the country. With families spending much more time in their homes together, conflict is sometimes unavoidable. If you have contemplated divorce in the past but are feeling more certain than ever that it is the best path forward for you and your family, here are some practical tips for navigating your divorce in 2020:


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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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Child Custody Mediation

by Amber M. Serwat

Child Custody Mediation The majority of parents whose marriages end in divorce are people who love their children more than anything. The nature of marital conflict, however, can result in parents expressing their love for their children in ways that provoke disagreement. It is entirely possible for both parents to believe that they love their children perfectly, while also believing that their divorcing spouse’s love for their children is all wrong


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Benefits of ENE in Dakota County MN

by Amber M. Serwat

Benefits of ENE in Dakota County MNThe Early Neutral Evaluation (ENE) process is an Alternative Dispute Resolution tool that offers a family information about both the strengths and weaknesses of their case and a projected outcome of a trial so that they can factor this information into their thinking as they decide how to proceed. AMS Mediation offers Early Neutral Evaluation services to families in Dakota County, Minnesota who are struggling to determine how to move forward effectively. Our neutral evaluator can present


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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.

 

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 https://zoom.us/download.

 

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. Gayle can be reached via email at gayle@amsmediationplus.com.

 

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!

 

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

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