Free Divorce Mediation Consultation

MN Divorce MediationIf you and your spouse are weighing the options for how to settle your divorce, you may want to gather information about the best way to move forward. AMS Mediation offers a wide variety of services for couples in the process of divorcing. One important component of AMS Mediation’s approach to mediated divorce is that our staff offers a free one-hour consultation to ensure that you make the best possible decision navigating this difficult process. AMS Mediation establishes loyal customers by prioritizing the customers’ experience, rather than AMS Mediation’s revenue and is genuinely invested in helping our clients find solutions during this difficult time so that they can move forward in a healthy way.

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Non Lawyer Divorce

Many couples heading toward a divorce prefer to stay away from the court system and a lengthy and costly court battle, complete with lawyers and high emotions. Divorce mediation has become a popular option for those wanting to settle important aspects of a divorce including the separation of assets, debts and property, developing a parenting plan (or custody agreement) and determination of child/spousal support. It is a tool that is being used frequently in large part because of the time, money and stressed that can be saved. Amber M. Serwat has more than a decade of experience providing superior professional divorce and parenting services in an efficient, nonjudgmental, and efficient manner. Partnering with Amber can allow you to resolve all aspects of your divorce without a court battle.

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Parenting after Divorce Mediator

When you are in the midst of a divorce, it is hard to think of anything else. Your life is focused on making immediate and important decisions about a divorce settlement. You also need a parenting plan to resolve custody issues and a means of how to separate two very intertwined lives. It is difficult to look forward and almost impossible to think about the transition to co-parenting after a divorce. The fact is, however, when you have children together and decide to divorce, your marriage may end, but you and your ex-spouse continue to be connected for the rest of your lives, all for the sake of your children.

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Divorce Mediation

AMS Mediation of Burnsville, MN, offers professional and thoughtful divorce mediation services to individuals and couples who seek their assistance. Among the most difficult and likely least anticipated experiences in life is divorce. It is comparable with other major life stresses, such as the death of a loved-one, the loss of one’s job, or the onset of a catastrophic illness. These are stressors that have been studied for decades, and they remain at the top of the list of experiences that cause the greatest amount of stress and trauma in our lives. If you are experiencing a divorce, or expecting to go through one in the future, mediation can offer a mechanism for settling your divorce that is less stressful, less expensive and takes less time than a traditional court battle. If you live in the Burnsville, Shakopee, Richfield, AMS Mediation can be a divorce mediation resource for you.

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When it’s time to let go of your Marriage…

Letting Go of MarriageIf your marriage is coming to an end and divorce is imminent, it is important for you to learn to Let Go of Your Marriage. The spouse who initiates the divorce process has most likely already begun to let go and prepare to move on to a new phase in life. However, the spouse that is being left may need help with Grieving the Marriage, Accepting that its ending and Moving On to a life as a newly divorced, single person. Realize that it’s okay to Celebrate the Marriage rather than only focusing on the problems. Resources such as Divorce Education Classes from AMS Mediation can be very beneficial in dealing with emotional, legal and logistical aspects of divorce.

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Create Your Own Parenting Plan…It’s in Your Children’s Best Interests

Children benefit when their parents, the people who know and love them most, make decisions about their upbringing in the aftermath of divorce/separation.

I recently came across a well written blog, by Kathleen Bar-Tur, a LCSW and FIPA in NYC. The title? “I Don’t Love Your Children.” Here’s a brief overview…A well respect judge shared with her the speech given to parents who appear in family court; it goes like this:

“First, I ask them what they are doing in my courtroom. They explain they are there to settle a custody issue. I then ask them, “Do you love your children? Well, then what are you doing here? Because, I don’t love your children. I don’t even know your children and you are putting your children into the hands of a total stranger who doesn’t love them”.

Consistent with my own personal and professional experience, Kathleen states that divorcing parents often believe that a fair, impartial, and honest judge will see the situation as it really is (from that parent’s perspective) and rule accordingly (in the best interests of the children). Isn’t that the purpose of family court? Unfortunately, even an excellent judge can’t and won’t know your children as well as you; and despite your belief that the right answer is obvious – it may not be so obvious to a stranger who doesn’t know anything about you, your spouse or your children.

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Divorce Trials in Minnesota

Minnesota divorce trials are stressful, expensive, and emotional. Since Minnesota court dockets are backlogged, it may take months to schedule a trial. The parties often dread the trial date as it approaches. Divulging the details of one’s marriage in front of a judge is scary for most, and being cross-examined by the opposing attorney is often even more frightening. It is not uncommon for trials to be continued (sometimes at the last minute) wasting valuable time and resources, not to mention causing unnecessary stress.

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Family Law Divorce Mediator

AMS Mediation provides the best professional divorce and parenting services in the business. My goals are to be efficient, effective, respectful, informative and non-judgemental, and with my satisfied clients, I feel proud to say that no matter how difficult your situation is, I can provide you with the tools and help you need to make these situations better. I have a respectful relationships with all of my clients, and because I value you and treat you as my client, my business motto is based around your needs and empowers you as an individual. I am fair, affordable and work with each client as individuals to develop solutions that will help your unique situation. Two key components of my philosophy are conserving financial resources and developing successful Parenting Partnerships.

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Spousal Support Mediator

AMS Mediation of Burnsville, Minnesota, has lent their expertise in the area of mediation to divorcing couples with professionalism and vast knowledge of the processes pertaining to divorce. A well-known and complex aspect of divorce settlements is alimony, which is also known as ‘spousal support.’ If a court determines that one member of the couple is responsible for providing support for their divorcing spouse, AMS Mediation can assist in the implementation of that agreement. In addition, if you decide that you would like to work with your ex-partner to determine parameters around spousal support, a mediator can assist you with this process.

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Parenting Mediation in Minnesota

Child Custody Mediation MNIncreasingly, divorcing parents are using mediation services to settle divorce proceedings, in lieu of the more familiar court processes. There are many advantages to taking part in mediation services, especially as it pertains to child-custody mediation.

Divorce is one of modern life’s most difficult stressors, and the tension that it can produce between divorcing parents is not only enormous, but can blind parents to the negative impact of their anger and tension on their children. The temptations of anger are great, but the well being of the children must be made paramount.

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