AMS Mediation Blog

Post-Decree Modification in MN

by Amber M. Serwat

Post-Decree Modification in MNSigning divorce papers may mean the end of your marriage, but for many, this does not always signal the end of conflict and/or issues to resolve. There are times when issues need to be re-visited because of life changes that are not predictable at the time of divorce. A Post-decree modification is when a couple faces a problem or conflict that needs resolution after a divorce is final. AMS Mediation can help you navigate these issues and determine whether you can resolve this issue using mediation rather than another litigation proceeding.

Most often, post-decree modification requests are related to issues around custody and/or finances. It is impossible to predict how


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Minnesota Custody Mediation

by Amber M. Serwat

Minnesota Custody MediationChild custody can be one of the most difficult and messy parts of your divorce. Your children are the most important thing to both you and your ex and sharing custody is perhaps the biggest transition after a divorce is final. Problems can come up, situations change, and unexpected life events can create serious custody issues that must be resolved. Amber Serwat of AMS Mediation helps families struggling with custody issues


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Benefits of ENE in Dakota County MN

by Amber M. Serwat

Benefits of ENE in Dakota County MNThe Early Neutral Evaluation (ENE) process is an Alternative Dispute Resolution tool that offers a family information about both the strengths and weaknesses of their case and a projected outcome of a trial so that they can factor this information into their thinking as they decide how to proceed. AMS Mediation offers Early Neutral Evaluation services to families in Dakota County, Minnesota who are struggling to determine how to move forward effectively. Our neutral evaluator can present


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Divorce Help in MN

by Amber M. Serwat

Divorce Help in MNFor most people who experience divorce, there are varying degrees of vulnerability associated with the experience. And vulnerability almost always leaves one feeling like they could benefit from the help and knowledge of others. Friends, family, co-workers, clergy members and professionals can all lend valuable support during this difficult time. Few experiences in life lead to a feeling of greater vulnerability than divorce


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Custody Mediation Adjustments During Covid-19

by Amber M. Serwat

Custody Mediation Adjustments during Covid-19It has been a difficult and stressful time for all of us. The outbreak of COVID-19 has forced businesses and schools to close and our daily schedules to be literally turned upside down. For those families who share custody of their children, this uncertain time can be especially difficult. Custody agreements could not possibly take into account all of the issues related to COVID-19. If you find yourself struggling to navigate your custody agreement during COVID-19, AMS Mediation can help you. Our child custody mediation services can help you determine how best to adjust your current custody arrangement to account for changes related to COVID-19 that are specific to your family.


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A MESSAGE FROM AMS LLC RE: COVID-19

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.

STILL WORKING

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 zoom.us/download.

NEW CLIENTS WELCOME

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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