Mediation for Divorce MNIf you are a parent, you almost certainly remember the experience of bringing home your first child from the hospital. You probably felt anxiety and/or abject fear, and heard jokes about there being no owner’s manuals for new babies. But even when you receive plenty of support from friends and family, you know that the weight of responsibility for that new life falls squarely and primarily on our shoulders. Though we all felt different levels of anxiety, anxiety is probably universal to all of us when we bring home their first child.

A similar kind of anxiety can result when divorce changes the family dynamic that began around the time that baby was first brought home. The promise of familial bliss is replaced by the often sad realities that the parents are no longer compatible and the best decision is to divorce. If this situation is relatable to you in some way, consider seeking the mediation assistance of AMS Mediation of Burnsville, Minnesota.

Adjusting Your Expectations And Find A New Reality

AMS Mediation can help families experiencing these kinds of changes to their expectations adjust to new realities. Mediation can help those affected by divorce re-set and ensure that all parties are working toward the best interests of the children involved, and AMS Mediation is uniquely positioned to provide the kind of assistance divorcing couples need. Our team offers a variety of mediation services, including parenting education and direct mediation for couples in the process of divorcing. The services provided are advertised as “efficient, effective, and respectful.” Such values can go a long way toward helping all individuals affected by divorce adjust to new realities in more healthy ways. This is especially true for children, who are more sensitive to the changes initiated by divorce, and who are also less able to understand the complexities of adult relationships.

Find Useful Tools With Mediation Services

If you find yourself in a situation that you did not expect when you first brought home your baby, you may be in need of the exact kind of mediation assistance that AMS Mediation offers; it can help you find the balance in life that’s right for you and your family. The service offers multiple tools to help individuals and families adjust to the difficult realities that divorce often involves. Whether you are dealing with the promise and hope of having a new baby to love or the harsh reality that your marriage is coming to an end, you will need an advocate. When children are involved, it is in everyone’s best interest to have an advocate to ensure that our interests—and especially those of our children—are taken care of.

Contact AMS Mediation at 952.252.1492 for more information about our parenting education classes.





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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