We passionately guide you and protect your rights.

The Law Firm of Hernandez & Smith, P.A. is a dedicated and compassionate law firm serving the Tampa Bay Area, Riverview, Plant City, Brandon, Lakeland, Sarasota, and surrounding counties. We have provided professional services to our clients for a decade. We are committed to standing with our clients throughout your journey offering professional, attentive, and comprehensive immigration and family legal services. We provide you with peace of mind: your case will be handled competently, efficiently, and affordably.


We are a bilingual office, speaking both Spanish and English, with over a decade of experience handling a wide array of immigration issues. We can assist you with all of your immigration and citizenship needs.

Green Cards & Visas

A green card is held by a non-citizen that allows them to live permanently in the United States and work. We can assist in the process to obtaining a green card and/or visa and maintaining your status.

Special Immigrant Juveniles

Immigrant children who have been victims of crimes, qualify for asylum, or have been neglected or abused by one or both parents may be able to qualify for a green card by obtaining Special Immigration Juvenile Status (SIJS).

Divorce & Custody

Contrary to popular belief there is no such thing as a simple divorce or a simple divorce case. All divorces are different and many of them involve circumstances which change affect narratives, planning, processes, and even outcomes.

Meet Our Attorneys

Our lawyers are highly skilled and accessible.

Yahima for Web

Yahima Hernandez

Christine for Web

Christine Smith


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Get in touch with our team today to review your case. No case is too big or too small. You will speak directly with an attorney.

What Our Clients Are Saying

“Attorney Hernandez is a fantastic attorney! She helped my father in his situation to the best of her abilities. We trust her entirely with many legal matters. Her communication with us was impeccable and she made us feel like a priority. I highly recommend her and her team of hardworking colleagues, she is personable and understanding. Thank you Ms Hernandez for the greatest gift!!”


Emily Collado

“The service are the best I encountered in my life. The exert for a good resolve case is the legal team and this team is the nest in between the best.”


Luis Orbegoso

“So Thankful for this Law Firm. They hold the highest standards for quality service. You will never find a more dedicated passionate team.”


Judy Bonce

“Great service over the years, great customer service with all the needs we had. Would definitely recommend Yahima and her team for any legal needs.”


Gerson Gomez

“Dear Hernandez and Smith I was fortunate to find you both to handle my case. My family and I will be grateful for your supreme professionalism and strategy in my case . All of your work is so appreciated I cannot express my feelings in words.

Your staff Wanda is also very friendly and approachable.

Thank you once again for your amazing legal work”


Betsy Bastian

“Very grateful and satisfied for excellent service and dedication by the whole team in my case.”


Freddy Silva-Ayala

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