AMS Mediation Blog

Am I Really Ready For Divorce?

Am I Really Ready For DivorceMany people say that getting a divorce is one of the most stressful life events. It takes a huge emotional and financial toll, and if you have children, the impact does not stop with you. Your children also must adapt to the change as well. Divorce impacts you financially, socially and is a dramatic change to your family dynamic. Deciding if you are truly ready involves much thought and reflection and can take months

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Reduce The Financial Cost of Divorce

Reduce The Financial Cost of DivorceOne thing we all learn as we get older is that life is more expensive than it has ever been. Homes and cars cost more, food costs more, gas costs more each year. However, there are parts of our society that have emerged as bargains, and divorce mediation is one of those things. Compared to the cost of pursuing a divorce through the court system, divorce mediation is far less expensive and less stressful. In addition to these important benefits, the courts also encourage couples

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Parenting Support Online During Divorce

Parenting Support Online During DivorceShielding your kids from the intensity and difficulty of divorce is a critical part of the process. This is no small task, but reminding yourself every step of the way that your kids are the priority can go a long way in helping you achieve this goal. You can also work with professionals who can help you with strategies for improved communication, developing schedules that put your kids first and protecting your kids from conflict. AMS Mediation offers many different support services for parents just like you who are

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Client Centered Virtual Divorce Mediation Practice in MN

Client Centered Virtual Mediation Practice in MNIt is critically important that you can trust those that you hire to help you with important life events. Whether it is a medical provider, an attorney, or another professional, you need to find someone who is honest, fair, reliable and dependable. The team at AMS Mediation has become a leading mediation team in the state of Minnesota, offering a wide variety of mediation and coaching services that can help you navigate conflict

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Virtual Divorce Mediation is Ideal

Virtual Divorce  Mediation is IdealThere is no question that the trend to virtual meetings has offered many positives for all parties. The staff at AMS Mediation has successfully translated all of our mediation services from in person to virtual to best meet the needs of our clients. Virtual mediation services are more efficient, have less logistical challenges, can improve overall communication, minimize the stress involved, and ultimately result in a more positive

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Client Centered Divorce Mediation

Client Centered Divorce Mediation A divorce that goes through the formal court process can seem very impersonal and harsh. You hire attorneys whose job it is to “win” at the cost of members of your own family. Decisions are left in the hands of a judge who does not know you personally. In fact, many divorce agreements that are developed through litigation need to be altered significantly down the road. AMS Mediation offers an alternative approach to the divorce

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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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