AMS Mediation Blog

Domestic Violence Overview

by Amber M. SerwatA 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

by Amber M. SerwatI recently read an interesting article about a potential pitfall of group mediation. The article was written by Jeffrey Krivis and published on Mediate.com 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

by Amber M. SerwatPreparation 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

by Amber M. SerwatI 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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