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What To Know About Divorce In 2022

What To Know About Divorce In 2022The last two years have been filled with change. Adapting to a global pandemic has taken a huge toll on many, with stress higher in many professions (especially healthcare) and a shift for many to evaluating their career trajectory and their work-life balance. Many people have also been evaluating their personal relationships during this time. While the divorce rate dipped during the peak of COVID-19

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In Minnesota Do I Need To Hire An Attorney To Settle My Divorce?

In Minnesota Do I Need To Hire An Attorney To Settle My DivorceDivorce is difficult, emotionally taxing and expensive. Many people assume that one of the first steps to take is to hire an attorney when the decision is made to divorce. Our mental picture of the divorce process likely includes a courtroom, attorneys and a judge. It is important to realize that your divorce can actually look very differently. First, it is not always necessary to hire a divorce attorney to settle the terms of your divorce. In many cases, you and your ex can save a

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3 Main Components Of A Divorce Settlement

3 Main Components Of A Divorce SettlementAre you facing the reality that a divorce could be in your future? Whether this has been building for years or has come as a surprise to one of you, we can all agree that divorce is difficult and overwhelming. Trying to understand the process ahead of time can be helpful. For example, there are three main components of every divorce settlement:

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Finding Support For Yourself During Divorce

Coping with separation and divorce including the idea that your marriage failed and guilt about how the divorce will impact your children can produce severe anxiety, depression and other emotions. It is critical that you find support for yourself during this difficult time. Support can look different for different people. AMS Mediation offers a wide variety of divorce and parenting support services for couples and individuals

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Conserving Finances During Divorce

The financial impact of divorce can be enormous and stressful to consider. In many cases, the fear of the unknown makes planning for your financial future after divorce difficult. There are tangible ways to conserve financial resources during divorce to protect your financial future and the financial future of your children. Here are some tips for protecting your money during divorce:

Consider what method you will use to settle the terms of your divorce

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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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