Mediated Divorce

Divorce Mediator Minneapolis/St. PaulWhat is it that allows us to feel confident in someone who is offering to help us during a crisis?  It could, of course, be many things, but more often than not it is the belief that the person helping us can empathize with our plight that allows us to feel more comfortable in our vulnerability.  By acknowledging our vulnerability in the presence of a person offering support, we essentially describe more accurately the problem or problems we are experiencing, which enables the person helping to maximize the kind of help that is being offered. And when it comes to emotional vulnerability, few problems make us feel more vulnerable than impending divorce.

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Divorce Mediation Benefiting Both Parties

When going through a divorce, it can seem like a daunting process where no one wins. Although litigation usually results in both parties being unhappy with the result, or one party detrimentally losing, mediation is another alternative to the divorce process, and statistics show that the majority of couples come out the other end feeling satisfied with the results. Finding a divorce mediator can seem like an intimidating process and you want to find someone that you can trust.

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Parenting Mediation

Parenting is challenging enough as it is. When you add a breakup or divorce into the equation, it can be an absolute nightmare trying to make any parenting decisions or mediate the relationships between your child and their other parent. At Amber M. Serwat Mediation, we understand the complexities of parenting better than most, and we look at parenting issues from a legal perspective that allows us to neutrally evaluate parenting problems and provide solutions that actually work. Whether you’re going through a divorce or are breaking up, having a parenting mediator can help make the process easier for you, your child, and your former partner. As a Burnsville, MN parenting mediation professional, Amber M. Serwat can help make sure any parenting agreements you make are legally equitable and have your child’s best interests at the core.

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How Long Does Divorce Mediation Usually Take?

If you and your spouse have made the difficult decision to divorce, you have very likely already spent countless days, months and even years weighing the pros and cons of divorce and trying to make the best possible decision for your family. There is nothing easy about making the decision to end your marriage and there is no way to adequately prepare for the process. By the time the decision is made, you may be very ready to move forward and begin your new life, but you still need to settle a wide range of complex issues including division of property, debt and assets, development of a fair and equitable parenting plan (or custody agreement) and determination of spousal and/or child support. This process can take months, if not longer, if you move through the traditional court system.

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Divorce Mediator

If you do not yet know what mediated divorce is, and you are in the process of seeking a divorce from your spouse, AMS Mediation offers an alternative to the more familiar form of pursuing divorce through the court system that is—for most people—less expensive, more convenient, and likely to reduce the stress that so many people in the process of divorce experience. The laws of Minnesota are different from the laws of other states, and at AMS Mediation, we are experts in the field of divorce mediation.

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