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Resources for Parents During Divorce

Resources for Parents During DivorceWhen you are going through a divorce and have children, it is difficult to think about anything but the wellbeing of your kids. Divorce is stressful for all involved, but is particularly stressful for the kids, who do not have decision-making power and are on the receiving end of so much change as a result of the decision to divorce. If you are a parent navigating divorce and are looking for resources for your family, the team at AMS Mediation can help. In addition to our divorce mediation services which can help you settle the terms of your divorce more quickly with less conflict and financial burden, we also offer a wide variety of parenting support services that can help you help your kids through this process.


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Alternative Dispute Resolution Services

Alternative Dispute Resolution Services - Settling Your Divorce Without LitigationIf you have been told by the court system, an attorney, or someone else helping you navigate divorce that you should use an alternative dispute resolution (ADR) method to help settle the terms of your separation or divorce, you may wonder what options are available to you. An alternative dispute resolution is a method of settling disputes like custody and other divorce issues without going through the traditional court system. One very effective alternative dispute resolution method is mediation. AMS Mediation specializes in helping couples and families settle the terms of their divorce without litigation.


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Parenting Coaching

Parenting CoachingThe divorce process takes a huge and significant toll on all members of a family. While you probably wish that you and your soon to be ex-spouse were the only ones impacted, this is just simply not the case. If you share children, you must learn how to co-parent after divorce and your children must learn how to thrive in two different households. Once a divorce has been finalized, many people find themselves unprepared


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Zoom Meeting Divorce Mediator

Zoom Meeting Divorce MediatorZoom meetings have been a lifesaver during the COVID-19 pandemic, giving us the ability to connect with friends and family and attend work meetings from home. Zoom allows for virtual one on one chat sessions, and/or virtual group meetings depending on the needs of the user. Zoom has quickly become a popular platform because of its ease of use and ability to move things forward at work in your personal life without in person


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Managing Emotions During Divorce

Managing Emotions during DivorceWhen you go through a divorce, it is normal to experience a flood of emotions. You may feel a range of emotions including sadness, anger, frustration, denial, and even grief. You should know that this is a perfectly normal part of the divorce process. In fact, for many, you go through a grieving process somewhat similar to the loss of a loved one. Finding a way to manage these emotions during divorce can be a critical step in healing


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Custody Evaluator (CE) in Dakota County, Minnesota

Custody Evaluator (CE) in Dakota County, MinnesotaAMS Mediation offers divorcing couples the services of a professional Custody Evaluator (CE) for those living in Dakota County, Minnesota. Couples who decide to get divorced experience a great deal of stress. When a divorcing couple also share children, the stress is magnified. A custody evaluation involves a professional assessment of what is in the best interest of your children regarding the custody agreement in your divorce settlement. The process involves extensive interviews and psychological assessments to ensure that your children are put in the best possible situation following your divorce. AMS Mediation’s custody evaluation process often involves observing the parents’ interactions with their children


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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. Gabe can be reached via email at gabe@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 & Gabe Frye
ADR Professional & ADR Assistant

Divorce Mediation & Dispute Resolution Services - Amber Serwat Mediation

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