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Over 35 Years Of Combined Legal Experience

Our firm's philosophy is to amicably resolve every case.

Helping Families Is Our Priority

We provide solutions to our clients throughout Hillsborough, Pinellas
and Pasco counties in the areas of marital and family law

Cortes Hodz Family Law & Mediation, P.A. is a Tampa law firm helping individuals and families throughout Hillsborough County and beyond in the areas of marital and family law. At the law office of Cortes Hodz Family Law & Mediation, P.A., you’ll find a team of attorneys and their professional staff eager to solve your legal problems and help you through a difficult time. Our goal is always to resolve your legal matter efficiently and effectively with your best interests in mind. With certified mediators on staff, we actively pursue collaborative approaches to conflict resolution whenever possible, but when a more aggressive is approach is called for, you can count on Cortes Hodz Family Law & Mediation, P.A. to fight for you as needed. In the courtroom and at the negotiating table, our lawyers are creative problem-solvers and strong advocates for your needs.

A unique perspective to solving marital and family law issues

The named partners at the law firm of Cortes Hodz Family Law & Mediation, P.A., Vivian Cortes Hodz and Lawrence Jacob Hodz, are a husband-wife team of attorneys who work together on solving marital and family law matters for Tampa families, including divorce, child custody, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, domestic violence and more. The two first met in law school and pursued different legal paths initially. Lawrence founded the Marital and Family Law Department as an associate attorney at a Tampa law firm before joining forces with his wife in her law firm and launching a family law and mediation practice. Vivian, meanwhile, has devoted her entire career to the practice of family law. In addition to her work advocating for her clients as a practicing family law attorney, Vivian is also a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator.

As parents, professionals and business owners who are both partners in law and partners in life, Lawrence and Vivian understand the challenges families face as they go through difficult times, as well as the strength and importance of family ties that continue to bind families even after the conclusion of a divorce or child custody dispute. That’s why you’ll find us focused on pre-suit mediation and collaborative divorce, and motivated to help you obtain an amicable divorce whenever possible. We also understand that a collaborative approach does not work in every situation, and we adapt as needed. Our team handles both uncontested and contested Florida divorces, and we are well-prepared to represent your interests in the areas of child custody, child support, alimony, and the property division in your divorce.

Our comprehensive family law practice is here for you post-divorce as well, including parental relocations, modifications and enforcement of court orders. We help MacDill AFB families navigate issues unique to divorce in a military family, and we are here for all your family law needs, from paternity actions to stepparent adoptions and more. Call Cortes Hodz Family Law & Mediation, P.A. in Tampa to discuss your family law matter with our dedicated and experienced team of Florida family law attorneys.

For Tampa Marital and Family Law Our Family is Here for Yours

Cortes Hodz Family Law & Mediation, P.A. is the law firm to call on for help with family law in Tampa and throughout Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco counties. Members of our firm are active in Hispanic legal and professional associations in the Tampa community, and we respect the rich, cultural diversity this locality has to offer. Attorneys and staff in our office speak Spanish, and we welcome the opportunity to serve you in Spanish or English as you prefer. Call our office for an initial consultation. We offer a free case evaluation by phone so we can learn about your situation and let you know how we can help you. Weekend and evening meetings are available to fit your busy schedule or childcare needs. Call Cortes Hodz Family Law & Mediation, P.A. today.

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Cortes Hodz Family Law & Mediation, P.A. is a boutique law firm established to provide individualized and personal legal services to individuals with marital and family law conflicts. Our attorneys include trained mediators, skilled negotiators and experienced litigators. Our aim is to understand and resolve your conflict in a manner that reflects your best interests.

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