AMS Mediation Blog

Why Choose Divorce Mediation Services?

by Amber M. Serwat

Why Choose Divorce Mediation ServicesThe pandemic that has so deeply affected our society has also taken a toll on how we relate to each other. For most people, interactions with others have been severely curbed. For some people, it has felt like the small cracks in their marital relationships have become much bigger. In some cases, the reality of having to remain in a living situation with a spouse who has become more difficult to live with has led to fears of domestic abuse, and in some circumstances, it has led to actual domestic abuse. AMS Mediation can help you find relief from those kinds of circumstances. We are here to serve any couple who has decided that it is time to end their marriage, even during the COVID-19 pandemic. Just reach out to us today and be divorce in a matter of a few months.

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Co-Parenting During COVID-19

by Amber M. Serwat

Strategies for Co-Parenting During the PandemicCo-parenting after a divorce can be very difficult on a good day, but with the new challenges placed on families during COVID-19, difficult has taken on a whole new meaning. Job loss, COVID-19 restrictions and exposures, virtual school, and financial changes are just a few of the many difficult issues facing families right now. If you are trying to work out issues related to co-parenting during the pandemic, consider reaching out

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Marriage And Divorce Rates Drop During COVID-19 Pandemic

by Amber M. Serwat

Marriage And Divorce Rates Drop During COVID-19 PandemicIf you were planning a wedding between March of 2020 and summer of 2021, you likely had to reschedule it or change your plans significantly because of COVID-19. With state guidelines on how many people can safely gather indoors, many wedding venues are simply deemed unsafe for a traditional wedding. What you might not realize, however, is that in addition to their being fewer than normal weddings, COVID-19 has

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Parenting Coaching

by Amber M. Serwat

Parenting CoachingThe divorce process takes a huge and significant toll on all members of a family. While you probably wish that you and your soon to be ex-spouse were the only ones impacted, this is just simply not the case. If you share children, you must learn how to co-parent after divorce and your children must learn how to thrive in two different households. Once a divorce has been finalized, many people find themselves unprepared

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Resources For Effective Co-Parenting After Divorce

by Amber M. Serwat

Resources For Effective Co-Parenting After DivorceOne of the most difficult changes after a divorce is learning how to effectively co-parent your children when you and your ex live in two different places. It was hard enough to navigate co-parenting when you were all under one roof. Divorce presents a new set of challenges for couples who share children. Emotionally, you may be ready to move on with your life, but the fact is that you remain connected to your ex because of your children

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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


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. Gayle can be reached via email at


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!


Amber Serwat & Gayle Ladwig
ADR Professional & ADR Assistant

Divorce Mediation & Dispute Resolution Services - Amber Serwat Mediation

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