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Can police search me if the warrant isn’t about me?

Some people in Minnesota get arrested simply for being in the wrong place at the wrong time. An individual visiting a friend or family member could be there when police officers arrive to serve a search warrant. They may then find themselves unable to leave when they...

Is Ryan Pacyga a Good Lawyer?

We learned this is a frequent google search term! Who knew. If you're here after asking that question, welcome to our website. We are happy to talk to you about your case to see if we can be a good fit to help in your situation. Here at Ryan Pacyga Criminal Defense,...

Stay of Imposition in Minnesota: Lawyer Explains

Stay of imposition is a legal decision that can have a significant impact on the lives of those sentenced for criminal offenses in Minnesota. It is important to understand what a stay of imposition means, how it works, and its implications. What is a Stay of...

Threats of Violence: Minnesota Lawyer Explains

Under Minnesota Statute 609.713 are provisions on threats of violence that punish three subdivisions of threats. This blog explains Minnesota’s statutes involving threats of violence, discussing the three subdivisions, the transit threats defense, and reasons a lawyer...

Should I Talk to My Loved One in Jail?

Jail can be a very lonely place for its inmates. Time moves slowly, and every second feels like an entire age. Something that can greatly help inmates pass the time and feel better is talking to their loved ones on the phone — but this can be dangerous if this one...