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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.


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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.


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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.


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How to Prepare for Divorce Mediation

by Amber M. Serwat

How to Prepare for Divorce MediationThe divorce mediation process can be tailored to the unique needs of a couple, but there are things that you can do ahead of time to prepare for the process. AMS Mediation specializes in divorce mediation for couples in Minnesota. Here are 5 tips for how to prepare for divorce mediation so that you can put yourself in the best position for success.


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Twin Cities Top Divorce Mediator

by Amber M. Serwat

Twin Cities Top Divorce MediatorWhen you decide to pursue a divorce, it is important to hire the best possible support to help you navigate the process. For some individuals, this may involve hiring a divorce attorney and beginning the difficult process of a court battle. For others, you may want to consider divorce mediation to settle the important aspects of your divorce like division of property, child custody and child and/or spousal support. Amber Serwat of AMS Mediation is a leading divorce mediator in Burnsville, MN, who has spent her career helping families through divorce. She has built a strong reputation for being a top Twin Cities top divorce mediator because she understands Minnesota law, can help facilitate positive and productive conversation and has personal experience with divorce.


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