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A Beginners Guide to Divorce Mediation

A Beginners Guide to Divorce MediationOne thing most of us have in common when we go through a divorce is that we are beginners. You have experience with a divorce because you have not been through it before. However, this can create some additional stress about the process. Divorce mediation has become a highly effective and popular mechanism for settling the terms of a divorce, with many people choosing it over litigation. If you are beginning the divorce process for the first time, here are some basic principles that will help you navigate it successfully:

● Divorce mediation is less expensive and less time consuming than litigation.

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100% Virtual Mediation Services

100% Virtual Mediation ServicesOver the last 3+ years, our society has changed a lot. Many of us transitioned to virtual meetings, virtual doctor’s appointments and zooms to stay connected to loved ones. The ability to connect online has its challenges and drawbacks, but it certainly allows us a flexibility that we did not have before. The team at AMS Mediation moved to virtual mediation when the pandemic hit and we have opted to continue to offer

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Virtual Alternative Dispute Resolution Services

If you are in conflict with a family member, former spouse or someone else and are considering going through the court system to find resolution, you may want to learn more about alternative dispute resolution services. Instead of having to hire attorneys and pay them by the hour, you can work with a trained mediator and never set foot in the courtroom. In addition, if you opt for virtual

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Virtual Mediation Services Plymouth, Minnesota

Effective Virtual Mediation Services Plymouth, MinnesotaAMS Mediation has been providing effective, affordable, respectful and efficient mediation services for those in Minnesota for many years. We offer divorce mediation services, family mediation, divorce and parenting coaching services, parenting time expeditor and parenting consulting services as well as custody and early neutral evaluations. In 2020, with the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, we shifted our services to all virtual to be able to continue to serve our clients.

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Comprehensive Divorce Mediation Services Plymouth MN

Comprehensive Divorce Mediation Services Plymouth MNAs is true with many things in our life, divorce is one of those things that we simply do not know a lot about if we have never experienced it. We may think that we understand the process, from what we have heard from friends, or read online, but that is certainly not the full story. With divorce, people tend to think that a couple reaches a decision that their relationship is over, and divorce is like a scalpel that separates one spouse from the other. Divorce may be the end of your marriage, but it is also the beginning of a new phase of your relationship. For this reason (and many others), mediation is an efficient and effective resource to help you resolve the terms of your divorce. Mediation lays a strong foundation for the relationship you will need to develop after your divorce is final

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Dividing Joint Property In A Divorce

Dividing Joint Property In A Divorce One of the biggest challenges in the divorce process is deciding how to divide joint property. No matter whether you have been married for 1 year or for 25 years, you accumulate many things during your marriage that are difficult to part with. But the fact is that agreeing on how to equitably divide all of the things that you own together is difficult. Mediation can be an effective tool for managing this process. Rather than leaving these decisions in the hands of a judge

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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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