Parenting Education Classes MN

Making the transition from a married couple in an intimate relationship with children to Parenting Partners where parents share children but are not involved in an intimate relationship with each other is often extremely difficult.  Communication issues, high levels of conflict, and residual anger can make co-parenting in a healthy way after divorce feel impossible. AMS Mediation of Burnsville, MN, specializes in helping families heal after divorce and finding ways to engage in effective, cooperative and child-focused behaviors.  AMS Mediation offers a wide variety of parenting services that can be used to achieve a balanced and cooperative approach to raising children after a divorce.  This approach will benefit all members of the family and help your children adjust to the significant life change as well. It is designed with the best interest of everyone in mind.

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Divorce Mediation Timeline

Once you and your partner have decided that divorce is the right next step for you, you may feel like you want to move quickly and get the divorce settlement process over with.  Going through the court to settle your divorce can take a significant amount of time — for many couples, this can take months, if not a year.  Divorce mediation is an alternative method for settling divorce issues like child custody, child/spousal support and division of property that take significantly less time, is less stressful and costs less.  AMS Mediation of Burnsville, MN, can help you and your divorcing spouse navigate the divorce process in a positive, productive and efficient way.

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Parenting Support Services Burnsville MN

If you are in the midst of a divorce and have children, you will want to seek the assistance of AMS Mediation of Burnsville, Minnesota.  AMS has earned a stellar reputation for its work with divorce mediation and parenting support.  A sub-category of AMS’ parenting support is parenting coaching. Parenting Coaches are trained to work with a divorced person on an individual basis to help address the many complicated issues related to parenting during and after divorce.  The parenting coaching service provided by AMS Mediation is designed to help you gain greater knowledge, and therefore empowerment, on the many feelings and issues that occur with divorce.  It is designed to help you get in touch with your capacity for even better parenting by identifying areas of weakness and working from your strengths.

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Confidential Divorce Mediation Services

Divorce is undoubtedly one of the most painful and difficult experiences of a person’s life.  It is consistently described as one of the five most stressful major life events.  Finding a way to navigate the divorce process that minimizes additional stress for you and your family is critical.  Divorce Mediation offers divorcing couples a way to solve common issues in a divorce including child custody, child/spousal support, division of property and developing a parenting plan.  These issues can very often be settled with the professional assistance of a divorce mediator, without having to withstand a lengthy, stressful and costly court battle.  AMS Mediation of Burnsville, MN offers a wide variety of divorce mediation and parenting support services for those looking to move through the process of a divorce in a healthy and productive way.

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Property Division After a Divorce

One of the most difficult issues to settle during a divorce is the equitable division of property, assets and debt between the two divorcing parties.  Each person has strong and sometimes conflicting opinions about how this should be done and often there are emotional attachments to many items that need to be divided.  Rather than trying to settle these difficult issues in a court battle, property and asset division can instead be effectively managed through the divorce mediation process.  AMS Mediation of Burnsville, MN has extensive experience partnering with divorcing couples to manage difficult issues such as fair division of property, assets and debt, child custody and child/spousal support.

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Family Mediation South Minneapolis Suburbs

As hard as it is to be an adult going through the experience of divorce, we should never forget that it is likely to be far more difficult for children of parents who are seeking a divorce. Children, after all, count on their parents to help shape their understanding of the world around them. When the stability of their lives is disrupted, sometimes even shattered, by their parents’ seeking a divorce, untold numbers of traumas may be experienced by that child.The enormity of divorce for adults is inclined to prevent at least some attention from being paid to the child, which in turn can lead to the stress of a disrupted life altering the child’s personality and perhaps even causing psychological damage.

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Divorce Mediation and My Children

Talking to your children about your decision to divorce can be extremely difficult and painful for the entire family.  The words are difficult to find and the emotion is overwhelming.  If you decide to pursue divorce mediation rather than litigation to settle the important issues of your divorce including division of property, child custody issues and the development of a parenting plan, you may find that the tone of the interaction may help you talk more easily to your children.  AMS Mediation of Burnsville, MN, offers extensive divorce mediation and parenting support services that will address the difficult task of communicating with your kids about divorce and the upcoming changes.

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Divorce Mediation Eagan MN

If you and your spouse have decided to pursue divorce and are looking for a way to get through the process with less stress and without spending a fortune, divorce mediation may be an avenue you and your divorcing spouse want to pursue.  AMS Mediation provides a wide variety of divorce mediation and parenting services to the Eagan, MN area.  With a client-centered approach, AMS Mediation helps empower individuals to find fair, affordable and workable solutions that meet your unique needs and minimizes the overall stress and conflict that come with the divorce process.

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MY CHILDREN ARE MISERABLE. WHAT SHOULD I DO?

Child custody issues are among the most difficult to manage during and after a divorce. And, unlike some issues that come up during a divorce, they last long beyond the moment when the divorce is finalized.  It is extremely common for a parenting plan to have to be adjusted numerous times after a divorce, especially when schedules and circumstances change and as the children age.  But, as you co-parent, what do you do when your children tell you that they are miserable?  AMS Mediation of Burnsville, MN offers a wide variety of parenting and divorce mediation services that can help you navigate difficulties with child custody issues during and after your divorce.

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MY EX’S SIGNIFICANT OTHER/SPOUSE INTERFERES WITH PARENTING. WHAT SHOULD I DO?

As you are keenly aware, there are many changes that come up after a divorce has been settled.  Once your divorce becomes official, your relationship shifts, but does not end, particularly if you share children.  In the months and years after a divorce many significant changes can occur.  A parent may change jobs and need to relocate, dramatically altering the parenting time agreement, or one parent may remarry and you suddenly have to adjust to a new dynamic.  AMS Mediation of Burnsville, MN, offers a wide variety of parenting and divorce mediation services that can help you and your family navigate and solve any number of difficult changes after a divorce is settled.

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