MN Family Law Basics

Understanding the legal process related to divorce is important as you embark on this difficult time. The Minnesota courts encourage, and sometimes mandate that couples participate in divorce and parenting education curriculum that can provide important information about navigating this process. AMS Mediation offers this divorce and parenting education curriculum for those living in the Burnsville and Shakopee, MN area.

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Parent Mediator

When parents get divorced, their children necessarily become the focus of their attention. A harsh reality of divorce is that parents are not always able to settle disputes and disagreements about co-parenting amicably after a divorce. In such cases, it can be extremely helpful to have a mediator to help you reach resolution on common issues such as parenting time changes and issues around education, religion and different parenting styles. AMS Mediation of Burnsville, MN, provides parenting mediation services for parents during and after their divorces have been finalized to help solve difficult problems and allow you to move forward knowing that you are doing the best for your kids.

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How Does Divorce Mediation Work?

Divorce mediation has become a frequently used process for settling the difficult terms of a divorce. A neutral third party is hired to help facilitate discussion around issues that need to be settled, including division of assets, debts and property, child/spousal support payment terms, and developing a parenting plan that works for all parties. It is important to understand that the mediator, or third party, is not the decider, but is a facilitator of stronger, more positive and effective communication to empower the divorcing couple to resolve their unique issues without having to go through the court system. AMS Mediation specializes in providing efficient and effective client centered divorce mediation services to those living in and around Burnsville, MN. Two areas of focus for the team at AMS Mediation is developing successful Parenting Partnerships and conserving resources.

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Parenting Education Classes Minnesota

Parenting Classes After Divorce MNMany of us remember the experience of coming home from the hospital with our first child. The feeling of anxiety is likely indescribable, and jokes about there being no owner’s manuals for new babies abound. Even when there’s plentiful support from Minnesota friends and family, we know that the weight of responsibility for that tiny human being falls squarely and primarily on our shoulders. Though we all felt different levels of anxiety, anxiety is probably universal to all who bring home their first child.

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