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Preparing My Kids For Divorce

Preparing My Kids For DivorceWhen you have children, the decision to divorce gets much more complicated. Not only does this decision impact you and your spouse, but also the lives of your kids. In fact, many couples wrestle with this issue for months if not years, unsure how to do the right thing for themselves while protecting their kids. The way you proceed with your divorce very much matters when it comes to protecting your children. Here are some tips


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How To Save Money On My Divorce

How To Save Money On My DivorceDivorce can be expensive. A traditional divorce through the court system is estimated to cost up to $20,000. This is in addition to the expenses related to separate housing, etc that comes with going from living in one household to two. These expenses can really compound the stress of divorce for many couples and even can deter a couple from taking the necessary step. Here are some ways that you can save money


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Strategies For Co-Parenting After Divorce

Strategies For Co-Parenting After DivorceOne of the biggest adjustments (and sometimes surprises) after divorce is realizing that you still need to maintain a relationship with your ex in order to effectively co-parent. When the divorce papers are signed, your marriage is over, so your relationship shifts to working together as co-parents. This can be extremely difficult and stressful for a family – for the adults and the kids. AMS Mediation offers co-parenting coaching to help families adjust to their new normal.

When you settle the terms of your divorce, one of the biggest parts of the settlement is the Parenting Plan. This outlines how


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What To Know About Divorce In 2022

What To Know About Divorce In 2022The last two years have been filled with change. Adapting to a global pandemic has taken a huge toll on many, with stress higher in many professions (especially healthcare) and a shift for many to evaluating their career trajectory and their work-life balance. Many people have also been evaluating their personal relationships during this time. While the divorce rate dipped during the peak of COVID-19


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In Minnesota Do I Need To Hire An Attorney To Settle My Divorce?

In Minnesota Do I Need To Hire An Attorney To Settle My DivorceDivorce is difficult, emotionally taxing and expensive. Many people assume that one of the first steps to take is to hire an attorney when the decision is made to divorce. Our mental picture of the divorce process likely includes a courtroom, attorneys and a judge. It is important to realize that your divorce can actually look very differently. First, it is not always necessary to hire a divorce attorney to settle the terms of your divorce. In many cases, you and your ex can save a


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A MESSAGE FROM AMS, LLC - RE: COVID-19

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 https://zoom.us/download.

 

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. Gabe can be reached via email at gabe@amsmediationplus.com.

 

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!

 

Sincerely,
Amber Serwat & Gabe Frye
ADR Professional & ADR Assistant

Divorce Mediation & Dispute Resolution Services - Amber Serwat Mediation

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