Co-Parenting in the New School Year with Carolyn Grimes

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Mandy Walker

By Mandy Walker | Aug 23rd, 2022

When it comes to parenting in a new school year, there are usually a lot of changes – new schedules, different activities to coordinate, new routines, and perhaps even new and different schools. This means there needs to be a lot of communication between co-parents which leaves lots of opportunities for disagreements and tension. 

This week, Virginia attorney Carolyn Grimes joins me to discuss how to create a smooth transition by putting the children first and all of the hostilities between exes last. 

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About Carolyn Grimes

Carolyn Grimes is a partner in the firm Wade Grimes Friedman Meinken & Leischner PLLC, practicing in all areas of family law including divorce, spousal support, child custody, child support, equitable distribution, retirement issues, and prenuptial agreements, among other areas. She practices in all of the Circuit and Juvenile and Domestic Relations Courts in Northern Virginia and has argued before the Court of Appeals. She has lectured on family law topics ranging from custody to retirement issues, including military, federal, civilian, and Foreign Service retirement issues, for various organizations in the Commonwealth. In addition to traditional litigation, Ms. Grimes practices law in the collaborative law model. She is also a mediator herself.

Mandy Walker

Mandy Walker


Mandy Walker is a divorce mediator and Certified Divorce Financial Analyst® based in Boulder, Colorado. She works with individuals and couples helping them to end their relationships with dignity and respect, creating an understanding of the process and their options so they can feel confident in the decisions they’re making.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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