Yahima Hernandez, Esq.
Yahima Y. Hernandez grew up in Cuba and moved to Louisville, Kentucky, in 1995. Four years later, she graduated with honors and received her Bachelor in Psychology from the University of Louisville.
C. Christine Smith, Esq.
C. Christine Smith is a native of California, moving to Florida in 1984. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Information Technology from the University of South Florida, with high honors in 1996.
IMMIGRATION & CITIZENSHIP
BEYOND BORDERS, BEYOND IMMIGRATION.
At the Law Offices of Hernandez and Smith we put focus where it belongs: on your goals, whether that is to obtain permanent residence, to live permanently in the United States, to obtain a non-immigrant visa to allow you to enter or remain in the United States, to maintain your current status, to avoid deportation or to become a citizen of the United States.
SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCE DIVORCE
Most divorces may be legally the same, but the circumstances are always different
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.
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REPRESENTATION OF SPECIAL IMMIGRANT JUVENILES
WHEN CHILDREN NEED IMMIGRATION ASSISTANCE.
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).
BUSINESS & CONSTRUCTION LITIGATION
UNIQUE EXPERIENCE IN YOUR CORNER.
Attorney C. Christine Smith has extensive experience in business litigation and especially the construction industry. As a business owner herself, she understands the unique and complex variety of issues that arise in any contract dispute or defect action.
When it comes to construction, her ongoing experiences in the industry gives her a solid foundation of understanding the particulars related to construction litigation, such as schedule & delay claims, defect claims, tenant improvements, entitlements, permits & zoning, insurance, enforcement of mechanics liens, and subcontractor actions.
JUSTICE FOR THE INJURED.
Life can be hard enough without the negligence or wrongdoing of another causing you or someone you care about harm. The attorneys at our firm provide caring, effective, and assertive representation when handling a personal injury lawsuit. When you are facing looming medical bills, loss of work or career advancement, or other damages because of the actions of another, you are entitled to seek reparations from the individual responsible.
GUARDIAN AD LITEM
REPRESENTING CHILDREN’S’ BEST INTEREST.
A guardian ad litem is a person appointed by a court to represent the interests of a person who is not able to represent his or her own interests during a legal proceeding.
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WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY
I would strongly recommend attorneys Hernandez and Smith. Both are true professionals, extremely competent, and a great asset to our community.
A firm that holds my mantra: persistence, compassion, competence. Two successful women who will care for their clients, colleagues, family and friends. The best!
Our lawyer was Christine Smith, who handled a partnership agreement for my agency, MerchantSide Marketing Group. I’ve had about 6 attorneys over last 10 years for various business and personal needs and Christine not only had one of the best “bedside manners” I’ve experienced (and she had to give some difficult-to-hear advice) but she was by far THE MOST detail oriented attorneys I’ve worked with.