AMS Mediation Blog

Dividing Assets During A Divorce

by Amber M. Serwat

Dividing Assets During A DivorceThe mediation process empowers you and your ex to come to an agreement on how you should divide your property, assets and debts, with guidance about the process from your mediator rather than leaving this decision in the hands of a judge or attorneys. AMS Mediation can provide divorce support services to couples in Minnesota who are trying to reduce the overall stress and financial burden of divorce by using mediation rather than litigation


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Managing Marital Conflict During COVID-19

by Amber M. Serwat

Managing Marital Conflict During COVID-19It is no surprise with the increased stress over the last year including financial impact, job loss, virtual school and the threat of transmission, there is also a rise in overall conflict inside many homes. For one thing, we are all spending much more time at home than ever before with many of us working from home and helping our kids complete school work from home. March marks the one year mark since the World Health Organization


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Comprehensive Divorce Mediation Services

by Amber M. Serwat

Comprehensive Mediation ServicesAMS Mediation is known for providing divorcing couples with excellent mediation services. We have helped many couples avoid the expense, stress, and greater length of time associated with court-based divorce proceedings. In addition, we have given those divorcing couples a greater chance to resolve their disagreements. By avoiding conducting the divorce in a courtroom, we save families time, stress, and money, the latter of which can be put to use in the next chapters of their lives. Divorce mediation is the most frequent process that our clients use, but it is not the only mediation process that we can offer to divorcing and divorced couples. We also offer Custody Mediation and Post-Decree Mediation. Because of what we faced in 2020, we now offer online mediation and coaching services.


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Professional Support During a Divorce

by Amber M. Serwat

Professional Support During a DivorceIf you ask those who have been through a divorce what was the most helpful thing through the process, you will likely hear the word “support”. This support can come in many forms including from family, friends, co-workers, spiritual leaders and professionals. For most individuals navigating a divorce, support actually needs to come from a variety of places. AMS Mediation understands the difficulty and complexity of divorce and offers professional support for clients during a divorce. Our staff is ready to answer any questions you may have regarding the divorce process. Pre divorce, post divorce, divorce coaching child custody or visitation are just some of what we cover.


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Remote Alternative Divorce Dispute Resolution Services

by Amber M. Serwat

Remote Alternative Dispute Resolution ServicesWhile no one wished for the COVID-19 pandemic to descend on our country and the world, it has. For now, we should all follow health guidelines and practice social distancing when possible and wear face coverings to protect ourselves and others from the spread of the disease. These changes have disrupted nearly every aspect of our lives, and many local businesses have been forced to adapt to meet the moment.


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Child Custody Mediation

by Amber M. Serwat

Child Custody Mediation The majority of parents whose marriages end in divorce are people who love their children more than anything. The nature of marital conflict, however, can result in parents expressing their love for their children in ways that provoke disagreement. It is entirely possible for both parents to believe that they love their children perfectly, while also believing that their divorcing spouse’s love for their children is all wrong


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A MESSAGE FROM AMS, LLC - RE: COVID-19

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 https://zoom.us/download.

 

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. Gayle can be reached via email at gayle@amsmediationplus.com.

 

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!

 

Sincerely,
Amber Serwat & Gayle Ladwig
ADR Professional & ADR Assistant

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