Parenting Mediation Can Make Divorce Easier

Life is hard, and when divorce is added to the equation, it becomes all the more difficult. We have come to accept that divorce is among the most stressful experiences adults can go through, and that is probably for good reason. But it seems illogical to not try to mitigate the impact of divorce on couples who have determined that it is the best possible solution to their marital problems. For many people going through divorce, the process is extremely painful, and often it brings out the worst in people. But need it be this way?

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Property Division Divorce Mediator

Have you started thinking about your divorce and wondered “who gets what?” You’re not alone – not even close. One of the most complicated element of divorce is the division of property, and it can be one of the most stressful, challenging, conflict-fueled, and time-consuming aspects of any divorce agreement. So how can you avoid the conflict of dividing marital property? At Amber M. Serwat Mediation, we recommend divorcing couples seek the help of a divorce mediator to help formulate the fairest and simplest division of property agreement possible. Our Burnsville, MN divorce mediator is a property division expert, helping divorcing couples understand the ins and outs of property division to make divorce as painless and quick as possible.

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Children and Divorce

If you are in the process of divorcing and you have children, you should consider reaching out to AMS Mediation of Burnsville, Minnesota to settle important aspects of your divorce. AMS has earned a strong reputation in Minnesota for our work with divorcing parents and providing expert parenting support. Our team offers a wide variety of parenting support services that can help parents ensure that their children remain the top priority throughout the process. These services include:

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A Productive Path for Parenting Partners

Plans for parenting Partners MNThe world of the 1950s, especially the United States of the 1950s, has been idealized to the point of a caricature. It’s likely true that the ideal of the nuclear family, consisting of a father/breadwinner, mother/homemaker, children, dog, and white picket fence in a perfect suburban home was never a widespread reality. We spent decades trying to convince ourselves of that reality, but when the revolution of the 1960s all but obliterated our view of the 1950s, we had some new truths to face. The existential crisis we have gone through, especially as it regards the ideal family structure, caused a great deal of upheaval.

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Early Neutral Evaluation

When you’re beginning the divorce process, it seems impossible to know how your divorce will turn out. There are so many unknowns in a divorce that it can be extremely difficult for divorcing couples to make informed decisions about what divorce processes they can and should follow and what method of divorce might be right for them. If you’re struggling to determine the best method of divorce for you, consider an early neutral evaluation. At Amber M. Serwat Mediation, we perform early neutral evaluations in Burnsville, MN to help you understand the benefits of a courtroom divorce and a divorce through mediation so that you can understand exactly how to proceed with your divorce based on your individual case. We’ll factor in as many facts as possible to determine your options and help you go from there, whatever you choose.

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Mediator to Help Change Holiday Kids Schedule

Once the dust has settled after your divorce, you quickly realize that you and your ex-spouse still have to navigate a whole host of issues that may not have been ironed out in your official legal settlement. Co-parenting after a divorce can be complicated to say the least. One issue that often comes up for families is the need (or desire) to change the kid’s schedule from time to time. The holidays present a unique challenge and continue to be an issue even years after a divorce is finalized. AMS Mediation of Burnsville, MN, offers post-divorce mediation services that can assist as families navigate scheduling difficult changes or problems so that families can do what is best for all involved and minimize the conflict along the way.

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Child Custody Mediator

Issues surrounding child custody are some of the most difficult, complex and highly contested issues in the entire divorce process. Sharing custody with an ex-spouse who you once loved and now wish to separate from can cause plenty of difficulty. And, the simple idea of not seeing your children each and every day is a huge adjustment for all parents. A child custody mediator can provide neutrality, perspective and a safe and constructive environment for divorcing parents to come up with workable solutions and parenting plans for all types of child custody issues. AMS Mediation specializes in child custody mediation for those in the Burnsville, MN area. Even if resolution seems impossible, our team can help you find common ground and begin building a parenting plan, one step at a time.

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Divorce Without Court

The idea of going to court to settle your divorce may be stressful and even intimidating. Communicating about the very personal and private details of your marriage in an open court is daunting enough, but a court battle is often highly contentious very much based on a win/lose premise. Couples who decide to settle their divorce in court spend thousands of dollars and countless hours trying to finalize the separation of their lives, and it can be very difficult. Divorce mediation can allow you and your spouse to decide on all aspects of your divorce without a traditional court battle. Mediation empowers you and your divorcing spouse to make decisions about your divorce that are best for you and your family. The team at AMS Mediation can help facilitate the divorce mediation process for you and your family. We focus on providing divorce and parenting services that are efficient, effective, respectful, informative, and non-judgmental with a specific focus on developing Parenting Plans (also known as custody arrangements) that keep children as the priority and conserving financial resources.

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Parenting Coach by Me

AMS Mediation of Burnsville, Minnesota, is one of the best and most trusted mediation services available for people who are in need of a Parenting Coach either during or after a divorce. AMS Mediation has developed a reputation for providing expertise advice, counsel, and support based on our staff’s many years of training and the refinement of approaches to mediation. Increasingly, divorcing couples and individuals who work with divorce mediators are making use of our Parenting Coaching services.

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Family Law Basics Classes in Minnesota

Many couples enter divorce with a very limited understanding of divorce law, which is understandable, but this can be extremely limiting when it comes to navigating the difficult process. Without basic knowledge about the legal process, conflict can quickly increase between the two parties, and the process can become emotionally taxing and unnecessarily expensive. In fact, the state of Minnesota recommends that couples who are beginning the divorce process complete a family law basics course that can provide important information and can empower both parties to help control the legal outcomes of your divorce. AMS Mediation of Burnsville, MN offers the two recommended courses, both of which are four hours in length.

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