Minnesota Juvenile Offense Defense Attorney

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Ryan Pacyga Criminal Law

333 South Seventh Street, Suite 2850

Minneapolis, MN 55402

(612) 339-5844

Minnesota law prohibits young people from performing certain activities that adults are allowed to do and imposes penalties for such conduct. Minnesota law also requires young people to do certain things in order to protect their welfare. The rationale behind these laws is that, due to the harmful nature of the activity and the immature judgment of young people, it is necessary to place stricter controls on youths than adults.

  • Purchase and Consumption of Alcoholic Beverages
  • Driving after Consuming Alcoholic Beverages
  • Use or Purchase of Tobacco or Tobacco-related Devices
  • Possession of a Pistol or Assault Weapon
  • Possession of a Firearm
  • Possession of an Assault Weapon in a Public Place
  • Possession or Use of Tear Gas
  • Possession or Use of Electronic Incapacitation Device
  • Curfew Ordinances
  • Gambling
  • Violent Video Games
  • Driving While Talking on Cell Phone or Texting