AMS Mediation of Burnsville, MN, offers effective parenting mediation services for couples who have children and are seeking divorce.  AMS understands the complicated nature of ending a marriage and offers parents the added security of working with them to ensure that they get all the way through the process as healthily as possible.  Ending a marriage can be enormously difficult because of the ties that hold people together.  When those ties are undone, there is fallout from the process.  When children are involved, the complications are even greater and the consequences more significant.  AMS Mediation can help you and your divorcing spouse prioritize your children’s welfare and help you maintain perspective and even positivity through the difficulty.

Parenting Mediation Services for Couples In Burnsville MN

There may very well be some needed and well-deserved relief associated when a divorce is final, but it is also quite likely that you are only about half way done with the overall process.  That is especially true if the divorcing couple has children.  Adults without children who choose to get divorced may be able to make the climb down the mountain with relative ease compared to those who have children, but the trek down the mountain can be emotionally, financially, and even legally treacherous if you are not prepared for what awaits you.  Children of divorce deserve the best you can give them.

No matter how young or old they may be, children will have done nothing to make their own emotional strife a deserved response.  The adults—their parents—owe it to the children to make the transitions associated with divorce as easy as possible.  Therefore, parents who choose divorce should consider mediation that is specific to parenting after the final divorce paperwork is signed.  If you have finalized your own divorce, and opted to use mediation as the pathway to divorce, you are more likely to understand the benefits of the mediation process.

Positive Impact Of Parenting Support Services

If you sought your divorce through the more familiar and traditional court system processes, you should certainly consider Parenting Mediation, a parenting coach or a parenting time expeditor to help you and your ex-spouse reach the best possible agreements about the welfare of your children.  AMS Mediation is extremely well qualified to provide the kind of legal and psychological information you will need to ensure your children do not fall prey to however much anger and bitterness may exist between you and your ex.

Anger and bitterness are sneaky and feel good sometimes in the moment, but ultimately they are destructive and unhelpful.  They can also cause us to forget that while we’re experiencing them, they are having a negative impact on our children.  AMS Mediation is excellent at providing reminders and a positive framework for ensuring that we have our children’s interests in mind, and you and your children will be better off for having sought their services.  We can help keep you and your divorcing spouse looking forward with your children’s needs first.  Call (952) 252-1492 to learn more.


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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