AMS Mediation Blog

Domestic Violence Overview

A helpful diagram explaining the different types of domestic violence – all are dangerous. Spectrum of Domestic Violence/Abuse: Adapted from/Source: Kelly, J. and M. Johnson, Differentiation Among Types of Intimate Partner Violence…, FAMILY COURT REVIEW, Vol. 46 No. 3...
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Group vs. Shuttle Mediation

I recently read an interesting article about a potential pitfall of group mediation. The article was written by Jeffrey Krivis and published on in August 2012. A link to the full article is provided below. The title, Why Litigators Become Less Intelligent...
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Preparing for Mediation

Preparation is arguably to factor which determines success or failure. Mediation is so much more than fulfilling a court requirement; if successful, mediation can save thousands of dollars and the agreements reached can impact you and your family for years to come –...
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Resolutions and the Co-Parenting High Road

I respected and wise mentor and coach I am privileged to know recently modified a poem called A Hero’s Creed By Carl Morris… The works speak to me personally and professionally. Sometimes “taking the high-road” seems impossible and maintaining that...
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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.


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


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


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!


Amber Serwat & Gabe Frye
ADR Professional & ADR Assistant

Divorce Mediation & Dispute Resolution Services - Amber Serwat Mediation

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