Divorce Mediation

AMS Mediation of Burnsville, MN, offers professional and thoughtful divorce mediation services to individuals and couples who seek their assistance. Among the most difficult and likely least anticipated experiences in life is divorce. It is comparable with other major life stresses, such as the death of a loved-one, the loss of one’s job, or the onset of a catastrophic illness. These are stressors that have been studied for decades, and they remain at the top of the list of experiences that cause the greatest amount of stress and trauma in our lives. If you are experiencing a divorce, or expecting to go through one in the future, mediation can offer a mechanism for settling your divorce that is less stressful, less expensive and takes less time than a traditional court battle. If you live in the Burnsville, Shakopee, Richfield, AMS Mediation can be a divorce mediation resource for you.

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Best Way To Manage Parenting Problems After A Break-up?

When a divorce is finalized, there is a collective sigh of relief, as an often highly stressful time has been resolved, even if the parties are not entirely happy with the outcome. However, in most cases, problems can still come up after the divorce (or break-up) is final and many couples struggle with how best to handle these issues. Mediation is an effective tool that can be used for divorced couples who continue to interact and share responsibilities, especially related to issues surrounding children and co-parenting. AMS Mediation specializes in providing mediation services for those in the Shakopee, MN area who are going through the divorce process as well as after a divorce is final.

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Cost of Divorce Mediation

In addition to the emotional difficulty of navigating a divorce, many also worry equally about the financial burden it will cost to legally separate your lives so that both you and your divorcing spouse can move forward. Lawyer fees, court costs can add up quickly with experts estimating that a Minnesota divorce can cost between $15,000- $20,000 if navigated through the traditional court system. Mediation offers a less expensive alternative to a court battle, costing less, taking less time and is generally less stressful than a court battle. AMS Mediation can help you and your family settle your divorce in a way that is affordable, fair and effective. Amber Serwat has personal experience with the divorce process and uses that experience combined with her mediation training to help those in the Shakopee, MN area find their way forward.

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Early Neutral Evaluations

AMS Mediation, located in Burnsville, MN, also serves the people of Shakopee, Richfield, and Eagan, MN, and offers expert assistance in the area of Early Neutral Evaluations. Our mediation services are thorough, complete, fair, and current with best practices in mediation services. An early neutral evaluation will provide you with a better understanding of your entire divorce case which will help you decide how best to proceed through the process. This evaluation will give you specific information about the specific strengths, weaknesses and legal aspects of your divorce case so that you can make the best possible decision about how your court case will unfold.

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Parenting Time Expeditor (PTE)

Disputes and disagreements about a parenting time schedule, custody and other issues related to a divorce couple’s children often prove too difficult for a divorcing couple to solve amicably on their own. The fact is, these issues are full of emotion and the idea that one of the unfortunate consequences of a divorce may in fact mean that you see your children less is an extremely upsetting for most parents. A Parenting Time Expeditor (PTE) can work with you and your ex-spouse to navigate these disputes and, if necessary, make a decision on behalf of the family. A PTE is appointed by the court to work with the two parties to find solutions for the parenting disputes in question. AMS Mediation serves the Burnsville, Edina, Richfield, Bloomington, and Shakopee MN area and offers PTE services to any clients that need it.

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