AMS Mediation Blog

What is a Parenting Consultant?

by Amber M. Serwat

What is a Parenting Consultant?When a couple with children decides to get a divorce, the stakes are higher precisely because of their children. In such cases, it is important to enter the divorce process with the best possible information and the best possible support. Divorcing couples are increasingly seeking the help of parenting consultants to ensure that the information and support they are receiving is, in fact, the best. AMS Mediation provides strong, compassionate

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Staying Strong After a Divorce

by Amber M. Serwat

Staying Strong After a DivorceThere is no denying that divorce is hard on a couple, and on an entire family.  Your emotions can range from intense sadness to anger, from guilt to remorse and many individuals feel confusion, uncertainty, shock, fear and many have trouble letting go. Adjusting to the idea that your marriage did not succeed can take some time and it is normal to feel a huge sense of loss during the process. AMS Mediation can help you navigate

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Post Divorce Child Issues

by Amber M. Serwat

Post Divorce Child IssuesSome of the most rewarding work that a professional mediator does involves the care and nurturing of children. The job of a parent doesn’t end after divorce. Learning to co-parent a child with a former marriage partner can be challenging if post divorce child issues are not dealt with properly. Parents often find themselves in a precarious situation when circumstances arise that effect a child’s safety or emotional well-being. AMS Mediation provides excellent parenting guidance and support services that put the focus on the child. Parenting services include mediation, consulting, coaching and more solutions for parenting after divorce.

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Parenting During Divorce

by Amber M. SerwatParenting during divorce is tough. No one plans for the abrupt ending to a thought out full and bright future, but never the less it happens. Here at Amber M. Serwat Mediation we are here to provide a safe, educational, and stress free environment to work with tools...
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MN Child Custody Modifications

by Amber M. SerwatWhen a court awards custody of a child or children they do so with the children’s best interests front and center. With this in mind, it can be difficult but not impossible to modify child custody agreements through the Minnesota court system. Modifications to...
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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.


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. We are now working remotely and ensure the ongoing availability of mediation, PC, PTE and other ADR services.

Our office hours remain the same and we remain available by phone and email. The main office number is 952.252.1492.

We are using Zoom for videoconferencing. We suggest that you download this app to your phone or the program to your computer at


We continue to 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 adapt to these rapidly changing and chaotic times. Stay strong, remain resilient and stay healthy!

Amber Serwat and Gayle Ladwig
ADR Professional and ADR Assistant

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