What is the Best Way To Manage Parenting Problems After The Divorce/Break-Up?

Settling and finalizing the terms of a divorce can be difficult, complicated and emotionally taxing. Whether you have been through a lengthy court battle or settled your divorce amicably with the help of a professional mediator, you are undoubtedly embarking on an entirely new phase of your relationship, post-divorce. If you have children, there is no question that you will need to solve many issues and problems after the divorce that were not covered in the settlement. As children age and time goes by, situations and needs change and these need to be addressed without having to involve the courts for each problem. If you live in the Burnsville, Edina, Richfield, Bloomington or Shakopee MN area, AMS Mediation is a trusted resource for mediation for parents who have divorced or separated.

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Is Divorce Bad for Children?

Many people debating, going through or have had a divorce are curious on if divorce is bad for their children. Being a divorced parent and a step-parent, it was my priority to make sure my children were healthy and happy. My unique and personal situation also allows me to help other parents going through divorce.

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MY EX’S SIGNIFICANT OTHER/SPOUSE INTERFERES WITH PARENTING. WHAT SHOULD I DO?

More often than not, after you’ve gone through a divorce, you or our spouse, or both, will find new partners. When this happens, it can be stressful for everyone involved, including the new partner, to stick to a parenting plan that works. Because tension is often high in a divorce already, when a new partner is factored in, there are new fears and tensions that you might not have been prepared for. At Amber M. Serwat Mediation, we’ll help make sure you and your spouse continue with your agreed upon parenting schedule and parenting plan, regardless of any new spouses or partners. With us, you can find solace knowing that, no matter how the parenting dynamic changes once a new partner is included in the mix, your parenting plan doesn’t have to change.

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Parenting Support Apple Valley, MN

One of the best outcomes of the traditional court processes related to divorce is the role of the parenting consultant, a service offered by AMS Mediation. AMS Mediation offers a wide variety of parenting support services to those in the community of Apple Valley, MN. Parenting support services are not defined by the law. Psychologists in Minnesota identified a need among divorcing parents for parenting support, and they then sought to meet the need. As a result of that development, there are now court-recommended Parenting Consultants, available through such services as AMS Mediation, and a whole host of other parenting support services that offer support and insight to divorcing parents that often cannot be replaced.

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MY CHILDREN ARE MISERABLE. WHAT SHOULD I DO?

Child custody issues are among the most difficult to manage during and after a divorce. And, unlike some issues that come up during a divorce, they last long beyond the moment when the divorce is finalized.  It is extremely common for a parenting plan to have to be adjusted numerous times after a divorce, especially when schedules and circumstances change and as the children age.  But, as you co-parent, what do you do when your children tell you that they are miserable?  AMS Mediation of Burnsville, MN offers a wide variety of parenting and divorce mediation services that can help you navigate difficulties with child custody issues during and after your divorce.

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