In 2008, attorney Vivian Cortes Hodz established the Law Firm of Vivian Cortes Hodz, P.A. The law firm practiced exclusively in the area of marital and family law assisting clients in all aspects of family law throughout Tampa in the areas of divorce, dissolution of marriage, equitable distribution of assets and liabilities, property division, alimony and spousal support, custody issues involving parenting plans and time sharing schedules, child support, paternity, modification and enforcement of existing orders, domestic violence injunctions and adoptions.
Beginning in 2009, Vivian became a certified family law mediator and began offering mediation services.
In 2010, Vivian was joined by her husband, attorney Lawrence Hodz, and the firm became known by its current name, Cortes Hodz Family Law and Mediation, P.A. The firm continues to represent clients in the area of marital and family law and offers mediation services throughout Tampa including South Tampa, Hyde Park, Bayshore, Lutz, Brandon, Valrico, and Riverview.
The firm’s office is conveniently located in downtown Tampa in the Barrister’s Building at 505 East Jackson Street, Suite 203, Tampa, Florida, 33602. The office’s are also just a few blocks from the Hillsborough County Court House located at 800 Twiggs Avenue.
The attorneys and support staff have over 35 years of combined legal experience and the attorneys have extensive experience in representing clients throughout the divorce proceed from pre-filing settlement negotiations, litigation and trial, and appeals.
While the firm’s philosophy is to amicably resolve your case, sometimes cases just cannot be resolved and must be tried before a judge. Whether the attorney’s and staff at Cortes Hodz Family Law and Mediation are attempting to negotiate and amicably resolve your case or trying your case before the judge, we will aggressively represent your interests to maximize the outcome that is most beneficial to you and your family. At Cortes Hodz we believe each client will benefit from the firm’s Experience and Integrity, as well as the Solutions we offer to each and every client. We believe our extensive experience and approaching every case with integrity towards the client, opposing counsel, and the court, assists each client reach reasonable solutions that meet with their specific case goals.