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Is Divorce Mediation Right For My Family?

Is Divorce Mediation Right For My Family?There is no denying how difficult a divorce can be for every member of your family. This difficulty is made worse by heightened conflict during the divorce process. Divorce mediation is a way to reach resolution on the terms of your divorce without continuing to intensify the conflict. The Minnesota courts now recommend that all couples try divorce before proceeding through the court system. So, if you are wondering if divorce mediation

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Effective Co-Parenting Strategies

Effective Co-Parenting StrategiesSharing the custody of your children is a huge adjustment for the entire family. Turning one household into two generally means a relocation for one parent at the very least and a need to balance finances between the two households. There are also many logistical challenges that go along with the separation process and parenting from different households. Co-parenting may be the most significant change for parents

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Questions Regarding The Divorce Mediation Process

Questions Regarding The Divorce Mediation ProcessAs a leader in divorce mediation in Minnesota, we often get questions about how the process works and whether the process can work for even a complex divorce. We have compiled a list of the most common questions we get about divorce mediation and our answers so you can make an informed decision about moving forward with the process. You may also give us a call for answers to any questions you may have.

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Surviving Your First Holiday Season After Divorce

Surviving Your First Holiday Season After DivorceIf you recently divorced, you may feel a sense of dread and doom about the upcoming holiday season. You have likely already realized that even though your divorce may be final, there are many things that continue to come up, especially if you share children. Here are some tips for getting your divided family through your first holiday season after divorce (or any holiday season after divorce):

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5 Reasons To Try Divorce Mediation

5 Reasons To Try Divorce Mediation If you are weighing your options for how to resolve the terms of your divorce, you may be considering divorce mediation. Divorce mediation is an alternative dispute resolution strategy for resolving issues like dividing the property, assets and debts between you and your ex, deciding on a parenting plan and/or custody agreement that can guide your co-parenting plans and even determining whether or not you need

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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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