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Helping Kids Through Your Divorce

by Amber M. Serwat

Helping Kids Through Your DivorceOne of the most difficult aspects of a divorce for parents is the impact it has on their children. Sitting down with your kids to let them know that you have decided to separate is extremely difficult emotionally for all involved. If you are able to communicate clearly and plan well, you can minimize the pain that your children will feel. Of course, there is no way to take all of the pain away – divorce is hard.


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Co-Parenting Coach

by Amber M. Serwat

Co-Parenting Coach
When you sign your divorce papers, it is tempting to believe that the interactions between you and your spouse are over. Divorce is the end of your marriage, but if you share children, it is the beginning of a new phase of your relationship. Co-parenting is extremely important for your children and can be done successfully, even if your marriage was high in conflict.


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Does Mediation Make a Divorce Easier?

by Amber M. Serwat

Does Mediation Make a Divorce Easier?Divorce is known to be one of the most difficult transitions in life. There is simply no way around that difficulty. However, decisions you make about how to navigate the divorce process can make a big difference for you and your family. Choosing divorce mediation over litigation can make the divorce process easier – certainly not EASY, but it can provide you and your family with some measurable relief. Here are just a few


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Important First Steps to Take Toward a Healthy Divorce

by Amber M. Serwat

Important First Steps to Take Toward a Healthy DivorceMany couples think about divorce for months or even years before they take the first step toward a separation. It is such a huge decision and because it is not one that we make often in our lives, it can be overwhelming to think about the necessary steps to take. AMS Mediation can help you navigate the divorce process from start to finish. No matter what stage you find yourself in, we can sit down with you and help you identify action items


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How To Get Started With Divorce Mediation

by Amber M. Serwat

How To Get Started With Divorce MediationFor many couples, taking the first step toward divorce can be the most difficult. You question your decision and may not even know where to begin. The Minnesota court system requires couples who are seeking a divorce to use an alternative dispute resolution technique before proceeding with litigation, through the traditional court system. So, the first step for most couples is to find a mediator that you connect with that can help


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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. Gayle can be reached via email at gayle@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 & Gayle Ladwig
ADR Professional & ADR Assistant

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