Alimony Mediator

Alimony is the amount of money one spouse is either obligated or has agreed to pay their former spouse after the completion of a divorce settlement. This can be determined either by a judge when the couple takes part in a court proceeding to finalize a divorce, or it can be something agreed upon with the assistance of a divorce mediator. At AMS Mediation, we offer divorcing couples the chance to have more control over the results of your divorce than the courts can. Additionally, when you work with us, you will pay less than if you use lawyers to settle your divorce in court, and we will help you and your spouse get through the process with less stress and greater potential for reaching agreements that you can live with. Never is that more true than when determining alimony.

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How Does the Mediation Process Work?

Every couple who finds themselves in the process of divorce should pursue the most effective possible means of finalizing the divorce. At AMS Mediation, we believe that the evidence of the last several decades indicates that mediation is the best choice for finalizing a divorce for many couples. But before you determine that mediated divorce is the right choice for you, you must ask and understand the answer to the question, “How does the mediation process work?”

AMS Mediation conducts a number of joint sessions with the divorcing couple, during which we work with you on the three major parts of a divorce settlement. The main components of the divorce settlement are:

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Family Law Basics

Understanding the basics of family law will be important for you if you are in the process of divorcing your spouse or if you have recently divorced your spouse. AMS Mediation has long since recognized the importance of possessing expertise in matters of family law, but we also recognize that people who are in various stages of divorce probably do not have the time or ability to get into the weeds as we do. So we do it for you. If you are in any stage of the divorce process, we can help you understand the basics of family law so that you can be your own best advocate and can feel confident that you can emerge from the process with a better chance of moving on in the way you choose.

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What Do I Do If My Ex’s New Spouse Interferes with My Parenting?

With so many negative examples of confrontation out there these days, it may be tempting to respond to your ex’s new spouse or significant other by treating it like a road-rage incident or an anonymous angry response on social media. But do not give in to that temptation. AMS Mediation knows that there are other, more effective and productive ways to respond to the interference of your ex-spouse’s new partner’s intrusions in the parenting of your children.

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Parenting Mediation

Minneapolis Divorce MediatorLet’s just be honest. Most children do not want their parents to separate and, therefore, divorce is almost always stressful for the children. Divorce not only can increase conflicts between the parents but it can put a strain on the parent-child relationship as well. This of course, is dependent upon how well divorcing couples can manage the stress of divorce for the children. If you are looking to try and resolve parenting issues affordably and calmly, look no further than AMS Mediation. AMS Mediation offers Minneapolis mediation services to parents that are seeking a cost effective and efficient process in finding resolution to parenting issues.

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