AMS Mediation Blog

What Should I Do To Get Ready For Divorce?

What Should I Do To Get Ready For DivorcePreparing yourself emotionally for divorce is difficult enough, but there are also important logistical issues that must be managed as well. There are ways to prepare to file for divorce to make the process less stressful and more straightforward. Here are some tips to help you get ready for the divorce process:

Gather and organize important documents

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Am I Really Ready For Divorce?

Am I Really Ready For DivorceMany people say that getting a divorce is one of the most stressful life events. It takes a huge emotional and financial toll, and if you have children, the impact does not stop with you. Your children also must adapt to the change as well. Divorce impacts you financially, socially and is a dramatic change to your family dynamic. Deciding if you are truly ready involves much thought and reflection and can take months

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Co-Parenting in 2021 During Pandemic

Co-Parenting in 2021 During PandemicOne of the most difficult issues that divorced parents face during the pandemic is how best (and safely) to manage parenting time. Co-parenting is challenging even without the stress of virtual school, working from home, and potential exposures to COVID-19. Taking the time to sit down with the help of a mediator or co-parenting coach to help map out a plan that will work for you. AMS Mediation can help you with this process

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Does Mediation Make a Divorce Easier?

Does Mediation Make a Divorce Easier?Divorce is known to be one of the most difficult transitions in life. There is simply no way around that difficulty. However, decisions you make about how to navigate the divorce process can make a big difference for you and your family. Choosing divorce mediation over litigation can make the divorce process easier – certainly not EASY, but it can provide you and your family with some measurable relief. Here are just a few

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Divorce Help in MN

Divorce Help in MNFor most people who experience divorce, there are varying degrees of vulnerability associated with the experience. And vulnerability almost always leaves one feeling like they could benefit from the help and knowledge of others. Friends, family, co-workers, clergy members and professionals can all lend valuable support during this difficult time. Few experiences in life lead to a feeling of greater vulnerability than 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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