AMS Mediation Blog

Post-decree Mediation

by Amber M. Serwat

Post-decree MediationDivorce mediation is becoming more widely recognized as the preferred means of settling the terms of a divorce, and it is fair to say that couples who go through divorce mediation experience fewer conflicts and less intense conflict. Mediation reduces the level of overall conflict between parties – that is one of the many benefits of using this tool. AMS Mediation offers trusted mediation services for those going through divorce

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Comprehensive Divorce Mediation Services

by Amber M. Serwat

Comprehensive Mediation ServicesAMS Mediation is known for providing divorcing couples with excellent mediation services. We have helped many couples avoid the expense, stress, and greater length of time associated with court-based divorce proceedings. In addition, we have given those divorcing couples a greater chance to resolve their disagreements. By avoiding conducting the divorce in a courtroom, we save families time, stress, and money, the latter of which can be put to use in the next chapters of their lives. Divorce mediation is the most frequent process that our clients use, but it is not the only mediation process that we can offer to divorcing and divorced couples. We also offer Custody Mediation and Post-Decree Mediation. Because of what we faced in 2020, we now offer online mediation and coaching services.

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Do I Need a Communication Coach?

by Amber M. Serwat

Do I Need a Communication CoachOne of the most important components in a marriage is communication. In fact, when couples are asked why they decided to divorce, many point to failed or poor communication as the root cause of their marital problems. One thing that is important to recognize is that if you share children, the need for strong communication does not end when you sign your divorce papers. In fact, it is more important than ever to develop a clear and open path for communication once your divorce is over and you are both leading separate lives. A communication coach can help you communicate effectively, reduce overall conflict and focus on workable solutions

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Getting Started With Divorce Mediation

by Amber M. Serwat

Getting Started With Divorce Mediation The divorce process is overwhelming by any standard. It is difficult emotionally, financially and logistically, especially if you share children. Making the difficult decision to divorce is the first step toward building a new life for yourself. If you are unsure about how to get started with the process, our team is here to help. AMS Mediation offers a free one-hour consultation for couples who are looking for more information about the divorce process. During this consultation, we can go over

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Safe Mediation Services During COVID-19

by Amber M. Serwat

Safe Mediation Services During COVID-19Just because many aspects of our lives have come to a grinding halt, does not mean that our lives have stopped all together. We have been at home more with our immediate families. For some families, this added time has made these long months more bearable. For other families, this intense period of time at home may have made an already difficult situation worse. If you have decided that it is time to separate from your spouse

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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. Gayle 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 & Gayle Ladwig
ADR Professional & ADR Assistant

Divorce Mediation & Dispute Resolution Services - Amber Serwat Mediation

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