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Divorce Affects Everyone in Your Life

by Amber M. Serwat

Divorce Affects Everyone in Your LifeWhen you begin thinking about a divorce, it is hard to anticipate all of the ways your decision will impact you family. It is easy to focus on the months (or years) of unhappiness, the intensity of the conflict and the need to separate to alleviate the stress. Those feelings can be simply overwhelming. AMS Mediation can help you anticipate the effect of your decision to divorce on everyone in your life. When you are able to focus on your future, the impact of divorce can shift from all of the pain to more hope for life after divorce.

Choosing to settle your divorce using mediation rather than litigation can significantly lessen the overall stress of a divorce on a family. A court battle often increases the conflict surrounding the divorce


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Child Custody Evaluation Services

by Amber M. Serwat

Child Custody Evaluation ServicesThe term child custody does not reflect only on the actual physical custody of a minor child. It also refers the decision-making process, access to the child and caretaking responsibilities. When parents are unable to agree upon a parenting plan that works in the best interest of the child, they may turn to the services of a Custody Evaluator (CE) to help make decisions. Both parties along with their attorneys take part in selecting the Child Custody Evaluator


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What is The Role of a Mediator?

by Amber M. SerwatThe role of a divorce mediator is to facilitate the divorce process for you and your spouse. In so doing, a good mediator will provide insights and strategies to mitigate conflict and maximize your potential for moving on to the next chapter of your respective lives....
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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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Divorce Children and the Holidays

by Amber M. SerwatThe holidays evoke all kinds of emotion – positive emotions like joy, anticipation, and hope and sometimes also negative emotions like loss, disappointment and even sadness. If you have recently been through a divorce and are facing the holidays for the first...
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Affordable Parenting Mediation Burnsville MN

by Amber M. SerwatMany individuals are so focused on the divorce or break-up in which they are involved in that they don’t place much thought at all on life after the relationship dissipates. Especially when children are involved, there are a lot of details that need to be fine-tuned...
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