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Zoom Meeting Divorce Mediator

by Amber M. Serwat

Zoom Meeting Divorce MediatorZoom meetings have been a lifesaver during the COVID-19 pandemic, giving us the ability to connect with friends and family and attend work meetings from home. Zoom allows for virtual one on one chat sessions, and/or virtual group meetings depending on the needs of the user. Zoom has quickly become a popular platform because of its ease of use and ability to move things forward at work in your personal life without in person


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Practical Advice For Divorcing in 2020

by Amber M. Serwat

Practical Advice For Divorcing in 2020In a year like no other, 2020 has brought its fair share of uncertainty, stress and fear to families all over the country. With families spending much more time in their homes together, conflict is sometimes unavoidable. If you have contemplated divorce in the past but are feeling more certain than ever that it is the best path forward for you and your family, here are some practical tips for navigating your divorce in 2020:


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Tips For Parenting During Divorce

by Amber M. Serwat

Tips For Parenting During DivorceOne of the biggest concerns we hear from divorcing parents is about the welfare of the children from the marriage. Your children did not have anything to do with why you and your partner decided to part ways, but many kids end up feeling at fault and struggle for many years after a divorce. There are ways to protect your children during and after divorce that can allow them to grow and move forward in a healthy way.


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Non-Litigation Divorce Options

by Amber M. Serwat

Non-Litigation Divorce OptionsThe threat of the spread of COVID-19 has pushed many couples that are seeking a divorce to pursue non-litigation options to settle the issues between them. The pandemic has caused many significant delays in the Minnesota court system, with backlogs and concerns about in-person meetings. Divorce mediation is an excellent and effective way to resolve the terms of a divorce without litigation. Here are just a few


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Is a Divorce Mediation Settlement Legal?

by Amber M. Serwat

Is a Divorce Mediation Settlement Legal? The final product of the divorce mediation process is called a Memorandum of Agreement. This document can contain details about your settlement, including information about how you will divide your property, your parenting plan and/or custody agreement and even details about spousal support or child support payments. This agreement is not legally binding until it has been submitted to the Courts and the Court has accepted it. Generally, after you complete the mediation process, you and your ex hire


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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 — 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. 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!

 

Sincerely,
Amber Serwat & Gayle Ladwig
ADR Professional & ADR Assistant

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