Mediation in MNMediation is an interactive process that is led by a neutral third party (a mediator) where you work to resolve a specific conflict. Mediation is highly effective and efficient way to solve a wide range of issues including settling the terms of a divorce, family disputes and civil disputes. Two of the most important benefits of mediation are the affordable cost and the fact that it takes much less time than litigation. AMS Mediation offers professional mediation services to those in Minnesota looking to find fair and equitable solutions to a personal issue. Amber Serwat is a professional mediator with more than a decade of experience with a wide variety of mediation services including:

  • Divorce Mediation: Mediation is an effective way to resolve outstanding issues in your divorce including division of joint property, development of a child support plan, and determining whether child or spousal support is necessary. Your mediator will not make decisions for you and your divorcing spouse but empower you to do so.
  • Family Mediation: Family mediation can help you and another family member resolve conflict of disputes. This can be related to custody, education, medical issues, adoption, or anything else related to your family and/or your children. Family mediation can resolve issues that would otherwise go to family court.
  • Civil Mediation: Civil mediation is a tool used to settle non-criminal complaints between non family members. These can include anything that you would otherwise take to court.

Benefits of Mediation over Litigation

There are many important benefits to pursuing mediation before litigation. Mediation is significantly less expensive than a court battle, takes less time, and empowers you to make decisions that best meet your unique needs, rather than leaving these decisions in the hands of the court. Mediation is confidential and can lay a positive foundation for solving issues using cooperation, rather than following a win/lose model. Mediation also gives you the flexibility to come up with solutions that are creative and flexible.

Minnesota Mediator

AMS Mediation works to provide you with high quality mediation services while being sensitive to your personal needs and concerns. We realize that conflict can feel intense and difficult. We work to help you resolve this conflict so that you can finally move forward, rather than focusing on the past. If you have questions about the mediation process or what type of cases can be resolved using mediation, contact Amber Serwat at 952-252-1492 for a free consultation. You can settle even highly contentious issues without a lengthy and costly court battle.


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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