“What’s Mine is Yours” No More: Understanding Property Division in a Florida Divorce

During a divorce, one of the most difficult things that people need to go through is the division of assets. During the marriage, both couples typically have the ‘what’s mine is yours, and what’s yours is mine’ approach, which is a very healthy attitude. At some point in the divorce, however, everything that you own will need to become either yours, or your ex’s. If you can’t come to an agreement about who gets what, Read More

Social Media Prenuptials

Since my appearance on the Katie Couric Show on June 25th, 2013, I have been getting a lot of emails asking about Social Media Prenuptials or Agreements as a way to prevent Revenge Porn. I've also received several inquiries from people who are not intending to get married but are interested in a Social Media Agreement to protect them against the possibility of Revenge Porn. A Prenuptial is an agreement between Read More

What happens at a DUI stop?

Have you ever wondered what really happens when the police stop someone for driving under the influence? I get asked that question a lot so here is the answer from someone who has actually been there, made the stop and arrested the driver. Prior to becoming a criminal defense attorney, I was a police officer at the Miami-Dade Police Department. I was also a DUI instructor and won a M.A.D.D. award for DUI Read More

Revenge Pornography

The Florida Legislature missed an opportunity to protect Florida women against the newest form of domestic violence and take a position at the forefront of the battle against Internet crimes. The legislative session ended on Friday, May 3rd, 2013 at 7:16 p.m. and the legislation to make Revenge Porn a felony level crime in Florida died an untimely death. The "Computer or Electronic Device Harassment Act" would have Read More

Freedom from Cuba — Press Release

Miami, Florida — The Law Office of Patrick J. McGeehan, P.A, has been retained by Ms. Jennifer Valdes and Mr. Berardo Valdes, the parents of Melissa Acosta, 20, of West Kendal, Florida. Cuban authorities detained Melissa, an American Citizen, on Saturday, June 28, 2014 at Jose Marti Airport in Havana. Melissa was subsequently released to family members in Cuba where she remained until returning home on Monday, July Read More

Revenge Pornography At Florida Sheriff Office — Press Release

A petition for injunctive relief in a Revenge Pornography case has been filed against a Collier County Florida Sheriff's Deputy and a civil complaint against the victim's ex-boyfriend. Rebekah Wells is a victim of Revenge Pornography and founded www.WomenAgainstRevengePorn.com after a former boyfriend posted pornographic photographs of her on the internet along with personal identifying information. Rebekah Read More

Holly Jacobs files suit in Miami-Dade Circuit Court — Press Release

Miami, FL - The Law Offices of Patrick J. McGeehan, P.A. On behalf of our client, Holly Jacobs, a victim of revenge pornography and founder of www.EndRevengePorn.com, we have filed suit in Miami-Dade Circuit Court, Case Number 13-13626CA02, against the individual responsible for posting the pornographic material and personal information of Ms. Jacobs on the Internet. Additionally, we have filed suit against the Read More

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