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Amicable or Uncontested Divorce in Minnesota

by Amber M. Serwat

Amicable or Uncontested Divorce in MinnesotaNot much about a divorce feels lucky when you are going through it. However, you truly can consider yourself lucky if you have an amicable or uncontested divorce because it allows you to navigate the divorce process in less time, with less stress, and less financial and emotional cost. An amicable or uncontested divorce in Minnesota is one in which both parties agree to the terms of the divorce including the division of joint property, child custody, child support and spousal support (also known as alimony). Even when you have an amicable or uncontested divorce, however, there are many important details to work out in order to finalize your divorce.


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Mediation MN

by Amber M. Serwat

Mediation MNThe benefits of mediation are numerous. Those benefits are heightened when you work with AMS Mediation. Many of us have an aversion to conflict, and sometimes that aversion tends to become more pronounced when it occurs within a marriage and/or a family unit. Mediation, by definition, helps people in conflict to experience it better, more effectively, and with less discomfort. AMS Mediation’s expertise in mediation MN enhances the impact of mediation’s positive impact on the conflict you are going through.


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Burnsville Mediation

by Amber M. Serwat

Burnsville MediationFor many, divorce only happens once in your lifetime, if at all. It is considered a major life event, filled with stress, emotion and a great deal of uncertainty. Part of that stress and uncertainty comes from the unknown – life as you know it is changing, you may have to relocate, share custody of your children and rethink financial decisions. The divorce process can contribute to the stress as well – after all, you’ve likely never been through a divorce before.


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Burnsville Family Mediator

by Amber M. Serwat

Burnsville Family MediatorDivorce impacts an entire family, not just the two adults who have made the decision to divorce. If you share children, you must all make significant life adjustments as a result of your divorce. First and foremost, you will no longer all live under the same roof. This is one of the biggest changes for a family. Instead of seeing each other multiple times a day, each and every day of the week, you and your ex-spouse will share custody of your children and that means splitting the time that you spend together. This can be extremely difficult on all members of a family. AMS Mediation specializes in family mediation — focusing on all members of the family, rather than just the two adults in the marriage.


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Minnesota Child Custody

by Amber M. Serwat

Minnesota Child CustodyChild custody cases that make the news or that you read about online are highly contentious, adversarial and all out war. In reality, however, in these types of child custody cases there are no winners. Kids understand — perhaps more than we ever know — exactly what is going on and feel torn between two parents that they love. There is an alternative strategy for developing a fair and equitable child custody arrangement in Minnesota. AMS Mediation offers a wide variety of services to help couples who want to settle the terms of their child custody agreement without costly court battles that very often increase conflict.


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