AMS Mediation Blog

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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Dakota County Parenting Services

by Amber M. SerwatAMS Mediation of Burnsville, Minnesota, serves the communities of Burnsville, Shakopee, Apple Valley, Dakota County, and many other nearby areas in Minnesota. If you are anywhere in the divorce process, or have a custody issue after your divorce is settled, our...
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Co-Parenting Support Services Minnesota

by Amber M. SerwatBecause divorce requires so much of the time, energy, and attention of the two members of the divorcing couple, the welfare of the children affected by the divorce are often unintentionally made a secondary concern.  AMS Mediation, based in Burnsville, Minnesota, is...
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Family Law Mediation

by Amber M. SerwatSeeking mediation to settle important aspects of your divorce can work for most any couple, even if communication is strained and compromise seems out of reach.  Mediation gives a divorcing couple power and control to plan the next phase of their lives.  Rather than...
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Affordable Parenting Mediation Burnsville MN

by Amber M. SerwatMany individuals are so focused on the divorce or break-up in which they are involved in that they don’t place much thought at all on life after the relationship dissipates. Especially when children are involved, there are a lot of details that need to be fine-tuned...
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Child Scheduling Help After Divorce

by Amber M. SerwatIf you have recently been through a divorce, you already know that even the best, most thoughtful, and detailed parenting plans cannot account for every potential change or issue that can come up weeks, months or even years after it is finalized. A parenting plan...
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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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