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Virtual Mediation Services Plymouth, Minnesota

Effective Virtual Mediation Services Plymouth, MinnesotaAMS Mediation has been providing effective, affordable, respectful and efficient mediation services for those in Minnesota for many years. We offer divorce mediation services, family mediation, divorce and parenting coaching services, parenting time expeditor and parenting consulting services as well as custody and early neutral evaluations. In 2020, with the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, we shifted our services to all virtual to be able to continue to serve our clients.

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Deciding Whether To Divorce Or Stay Together

Deciding Whether To Divorce Or Stay TogetherIt is not uncommon in the United States for couples who know their marriage is failing to decide that it is better to stay together because they have children. In many ways, the drive to stay together in a marriage that is not working is admirable. It is an indication of commitment to the little people who have added purpose and meaning to their parents’ lives. But, for the vast majority of those couples, staying together in a marriage that is a marriage in name only is untenable and can sometimes be unhealthy. AMS Mediation can help couples in such situations by building on the love they have for the children and easing them into the next chapter of their lives.

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Your Divorce Mediation Questions Answered

Your Divorce Mediation Questions AnsweredAMS Mediation has been working with couples all over Minnesota to resolve the terms of divorce for more than a decade. In this time, we have built a reputation in the area as offering a path for couples who are trying to achieve a fair and affordable divorce. Our experience and training has positioned us as a leading divorce mediation provider in the area. We have compiled answers to some common questions below about the mediation process. If you are considering a divorce

1. Why should I choose mediation over litigation?

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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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Property Division During Divorce

How Do You Divide Property In A DivorceWhen you say your wedding vows, you begin to share a new life together. For many couples, this may mean purchasing a home together, a vehicle, furniture, recreational equipment and much more. You may also begin to save for retirement and invest in the stock market in addition to sharing a regular bank account. This is easier than keeping everything separate for most couples and as the time passes

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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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