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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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Is a Divorce Mediation Settlement Legal?

by Amber M. Serwat

Is a Divorce Mediation Settlement Legal? The final product of the divorce mediation process is called a Memorandum of Agreement. This document can contain details about your settlement, including information about how you will divide your property, your parenting plan and/or custody agreement and even details about spousal support or child support payments. This agreement is not legally binding until it has been submitted to the Courts and the Court has accepted it. Generally, after you complete the mediation process, you and your ex hire

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Fastest Divorce Possible MN

by Amber M. Serwat

Fastest Divorce Possible MNIf you and your spouse have recently made the very difficult decision to divorce, you may be very ready to begin to move forward with your life. Very often, the process of coming to terms with the end of your marriage can take months, if not years. Once you and your spouse decide you are ready to move forward with divorce, you may have already worked through many of the emotions associated with the loss and actually be ready for the changes ahead. The divorce process can be another hurdle to cross, but it does not have to extend the painful process. Mediation is the fastest way to get divorced in Minnesota and the team at AMS Mediation is ready to help you get started TODAY!

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Cost Effective Mediation after Divorce

by Amber M. Serwat

Cost Effective Mediation after DivorceFor many couples going through a divorce, it is easy to jump to the conclusion that the process is complete once the divorce papers are signed. However, especially if you and your spouse share children, many additional issues come up well after divorce that must be resolved. When you come up with your initial divorce settlement, it is based on life as it stands at that point in time. But, as time passes, circumstances may change for you, for your children and for your ex. AMS Mediation specializes in cost effective mediation in Minnesota after divorce that can help you resolve any number of issues that come up after your divorce papers are signed, so that you do not have to go to court.

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Divorce After Infidelity

by Amber M. SerwatAMS Mediation provides divorce support for people going through divorce.  Divorce Mediation is being used more and more frequently by couples in Minnesota who have decided to dissolve their marriages because it is less expensive than traditional court-based divorce...
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Benefits of Divorce Mediation

by Amber M. SerwatDivorces can be very difficult, and can also be complicated to sort out especially when you own property together, do business together and have children. Some divorces are more amicable than others, but almost all couples will need to see a divorce mediation to help...
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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.


Still Working — 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. 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


New Clients Welcome

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 & Gayle Ladwig
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