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Conflict Resolution in Minnesota

by Amber M. Serwat

Conflict Resolution in MinnesotaConflict is a part of life. It is a part of every one of our relationships, both professional and personal. Conflict is defined as any type of disagreement between two or more individuals. When we think about conflict, we often think about a heated disagreement with anger and high emotion. Increased conflict may be one of the reasons that you and your spouse have decided to separate or divorce. AMS Mediation specializes in conflict resolution for couples in the Minnesota area.


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Mediation in MN

by Amber M. Serwat

Mediation in MNMediation is an interactive process that is led by a neutral third party (a mediator) where you work to resolve a specific conflict. Mediation is highly effective and efficient way to solve a wide range of issues including settling the terms of a divorce, family disputes and civil disputes. Two of the most important benefits of mediation are the affordable cost and the fact that it takes much less time than litigation.


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What Makes Mediation Effective?

by Amber M. Serwat

What Makes Mediation Effective?If you and your partner have decided to divorce and you are wondering whether mediation might be an option to pursue, one big question you may have is whether it is an effective way to settle the terms of your divorce. You may be surprised to learn that the Minnesota courts actually recommend that all couples attempt an alternative dispute resolution technique (like mediation) before pursuing litigation, or a court battle.


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What to Expect with Mediation

by Amber M. Serwat

What to Expect with MediationMarried couples who have decided to divorce no longer have only the options of divorcing through the court system or having to hire expensive attorneys who often have their own bottom line in mind when they fight for their clients. Divorce mediation, which also includes custody mediation for couples with children, is a much more frequently chosen option than ever before. Many couples choose mediation over litigation because it is less expensive, takes less time and actually reduces overall conflict rather than increasing it.


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Mediators Near Me in Burnsville, MN

by Amber M. Serwat

Mediators Near Me in Burnsville, MN There are times when all of us need help. Our culture, which is based in part on the ideas of self-determination and self-reliance, still sends the message that we should resist reaching out for help from others. When it becomes obvious that we need help, however, we want to know that the person or service to whom we are reaching out for help is competent, dependable, reliable, and honest.


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5 Key Steps to Effective Mediation

by Amber M. Serwat

Steps to Effective MediationMediation is an excellent way to settle many types of conflict, including the details surrounding a divorce. Mediation can save you significant time and money and keep you from having to battle in court. AMS Mediation specializes in comprehensive mediation services for divorce, custody issues and separate or co-parenting in Dakota County, MN. Amber Serwat can guide you through the entire mediation process in the most efficient way possible.


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