AMS Mediation Blog

Divorcing Couples Services Near Me

by Amber M. Serwat

Divorcing Couples Services Near MeWe have all heard the statistics – in the United States, nearly 50% of marriages end in divorce. While it is never what is intended, divorce can be a decision that is necessary and even best for all involved. AMS Mediation offers services for divorcing couples in Burnsville, MN including alternative dispute resolution services for divorce and issues around custody and co-parenting. If you find yourself pursuing divorce, you should know that it does not have to result in a bitter court battle that is financially draining.


Read Full Article →

Will Divorce Mediation Work for Us?

by Amber M. Serwat

Will Divorce Mediation Work for Us?  Divorce mediation is a tool that can be used by couples to settle the important terms of a divorce, without having to proceed through the court system. There are many benefits to using mediation – it is less expensive than litigation, takes less time to resolve your divorce, and is very often less stressful. You may wonder if divorce mediation is a good fit for you and would work for your specific divorce case. AMS Mediation serves couples in Apple Valley, MN and can help you answer the questions you have about divorce mediation and your specific set of circumstances.

Divorce mediation can benefit the vast majority of couples seeking a divorce.


Read Full Article →

Grounds for Divorce

by Amber M. Serwat

Grounds for DivorceIf you are considering divorce and have questions about the legal definitions and what the courts consider grounds for divorce, AMS Mediation can help. Our team stays current with Minnesota divorce law and can provide you support, advice and guidance about how best to proceed through the process, should you decide to pursue a divorce. Regulations about what type of circumstances must be in place in order to get a divorce are known as grounds for divorce. Common grounds for divorce include adultery, domestic violence, and sexual harassment. Different states accept different grounds for divorce.

Grounds for divorce fall into one of two broad categories: fault and no-fault divorces. Minnesota is known as a no-fault state, which means that you do not have to prove that your spouse was at fault in order for a court to grant your divorce.


Read Full Article →

Easing the Stress of a Divorce

by Amber M. Serwat

Easing the Stress of a DivorceIt is widely known that divorce is considered one of the most stressful of all life events, often mentioned in the same list as the death of a spouse or loved one, moving, being fired from your job and personal injury or illness. Finding ways to ease this stress proactively can be important as you navigate the divorce process. One way to significantly reduce the stress of a divorce is avoiding costly litigation. Divorce mediation offers you a way to settle your divorce with less conflict, less of a financial burden and in less time than a court battle. AMS Mediation can help you through every step of this process. Here are some additional tips for easing the stress of a divorce.


Read Full Article →

Co-Parenting Coach in Lakeville

by Amber M. Serwat

Co-Parenting Coach in Lakeville Co-parenting after a divorce requires openness, strong communication and cooperation. This can be especially difficult after a contentious and potentially lengthy divorce that is characterized by conflict, anger and frustration. AMS Mediation specializes in helping former couples in Lakeville, MN co-parent effectively after divorce. Our team helps you keep in mind that your children’s wellbeing must always come first, even when emotions are high. Our co-parenting coaching services offer support and guidance to parents who are trying to resolve issues peacefully, with less stress for everyone involved.


Read Full Article →