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Search Warrant

The cops knock on your door with a search warrant. What do you do? Minneapolis criminal defense attorney, Ryan Garry, explains.

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I would leave. If they don’t let you leave ask if you can call your lawyer, if they don’t let you call your lawyer, keep your mouth shut. You don’t have a right to impeded their execution of the search warrant so don’t get in their way but you have no obligation to help them whatsoever. The reason why you shouldn’t talk is a judge had already looked at a sworn affidavit of probable cause that the searching officer presented the judge and then signed it and determined that there was probable cause to search your house. So trying to talk yourself out of that situation is going to get you nowhere.

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