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Divorce Conflict Help

Divorce Conflict HelpWithout conflict, there would be no divorce. That’s a simple enough fact, right? But something that many people tend to forget is that ‘simple’ and ‘easy’ can often be very oppositional terms. That divorce and conflict go hand-in-hand is simple. But navigating the conflict that occurs in divorce is seldom, if ever, easy. Fortunately, though, if you live near Burnsville, MN, help is only a phone call away. AMS Mediation can help you navigate the entire divorce process, from start to finish.

Our team’s commitment is to help you minimize the conflict that occurs when you decide to split up, and maximize the potential for all who are affected or impacted by your divorce to move on as quickly as possible.

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Child Custody Mediation

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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Estimating the Cost of Divorce in 2024

Estimating the Cost of Divorce in 2024Deciding how to settle the terms of your divorce is never simple. If you have children, you will need to develop a parenting plan (also known as a custody agreement) and determine whether or not to plan for child support payments. Even if you do not share kids, you will still need to divide your joint property, consider spousal maintenance and anything else unique to your separation. If you are considering a divorce in 2024, you may want to estimate the financial cost of divorce so that you can make appropriate plans.

Why Consider Divorce Mediation in Minnesota

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Getting Divorced in 2024

Getting Divorced in 2020The time in which we are living has as much uncertainty as any time since, perhaps, the turbulent 1960s. It is almost impossible to be unaffected by these issues. If circumstances in your home are further complicating life, we at AMS Mediation want you to know that there are pathways forward to help, even during these uncertain times. If you and your spouse are on the path to Getting Divorced in 2020, AMS Mediation is ready to help you through our divorce mediation process.

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Mediation Agreement Modification Help Near Me

Mediation Agreement Modification Help Near MeOne of the primary benefits of settling your divorce using mediation is that it lays the groundwork to make any additional necessary changes after your divorce is final. When you initially settle the important terms of your divorce such as how to equitably divide your property and how to structure your child custody agreement, you have no real way of knowing what the future holds.

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Non-Married Parents Separating

Non-Married Parents SeparatingAMS Mediation offers expert mediation services to non-married parents who are separating.  It may be tempting to assume that mediation services are available only to couples who are legally and officially married.  However, mediation is a service that is not only available to non-married couples, it should be considered an irreplaceable one for non-married couples who are separating and have children. Non-married couples who

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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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