Parenting consultants can play a key role in resolving parenting disputes that arise following a separation or divorce. Adjusting to a new parenting schedule and forming a new relationship with your child within the parameters of your parenting agreement can be challenging for any parent, and at Amber M. Serwat Mediation, I want to make that adjustment as smooth as possible for you and your child. As a Minneapolis, Minnesota parenting consultant, I’m here to help eliminate and minimize parenting disputes and parenting conflicts, address parenting problems outside of the adversarial process, and improve the relationship between you, your child, and your former parenting partner.

Stay Out of Court: Resolve Parenting Disputes with a Parenting Consultant

When you’ve been through a divorce or separation, you may have formed parenting agreement through mediation or in court. Resolving parenting disputes can also be done in court, where a judge will make a decision regarding your dispute for you and your former parenting partner. However, the adversarial nature of court room conflict resolution often calls for more conflict than is necessary, placing unnecessary strain on your relationship with your child and your former spouse or partner. To minimize the damage to your relationships and come to a legally fair agreement, resolve parenting disputes with a parenting consultant, and avoid the high costs of courts and trial lawyers.

Addressing Parenting Problems Not Outlined In Parenting Agreements

Often times, parenting disputes arise when a specific circumstance is not outlined in an original parenting agreement. This is highly common, as parenting agreements cannot and should not cover specific and minute details. There are exceptions to rules, special circumstances, unforeseen events, and new situations that parenting agreements simply cannot account for at the time they are written. If you come up against a parenting dispute that can’t be resolved by referring to your parenting agreement, a parenting consultant can help you form a solution that would be deemed legally equitable by a judge. Parenting consultants are able to interpret parenting agreements, sifting through legal jargon; clarify court orders to be sure each parent understands the breadth of their parenting agreement; and come up with a parenting dispute resolution that will minimize conflict and create a more detailed guideline to eliminate future disputes.

Minimize Parenting Conflicts

Whether you’re in need of someone to help enforce court-ordered parenting agreements that are not being respected, interpret your parenting agreement to resolve a parenting dispute that is not outlined in your original agreement, or help create an open line of communication between you and your former parenting partner, a parenting consultant can help. At Amber M. Serwat Mediation, we’ll make sure that you have the resources you need to quickly resolve parenting disputes, eliminate parenting conflict, and improve the relationships between you, your former parenting partner, and your child. Contact a parenting consultant at 952-252-1492 or to learn more about our Minnesota parenting consultant services.


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. Gabe 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 & Gabe Frye
ADR Professional & ADR Assistant

Divorce Mediation & Dispute Resolution Services - Amber Serwat Mediation

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