State v. B.L.M.

Statute Found Unconstitutional (2015)

Our client was charged with Felony Criminal Sexual Conduct and Possession of Child Pornography relating to sexual encounters with a 15-year-old. Our client believed (and had evidence of his belief) that the 15-year-old was really 16 (the age of consent in Minnesota). The law in Minnesota prohibits anyone more than 10 years older than the…

The Charges:

Felony Criminal Sexual Conduct, Possession of Child Pornography

The Outcome:

Statute Held Unconstitutional, Felony Criminal Sexual Conduct Charges Dismissed

State v. L.S.

Felony Criminal Sexual Conduct Charges Dismissed! (2012)

Immediately prior to the felony jury trial in Hennepin County, the prosecutor dismissed all charges. If Ryan’s client would have been convicted, he would have gone to prison and then deported.

The Charges:

Criminal Sexual Conduct in the Fifth Degree

The Outcome:

Charges Dismissed

State v. S.M.W.

Expungement Granted (2010)

A Washington County judge granted Ryan’s motion to expunge ALL records relating to his client’s dismissal of his First Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct Charges. Click to see Judge’s Order

The Charges:

First Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct (Rape)

The Outcome:

Expungement Granted

State v. S.M.W.

First Degree Rape Charges Dismissed – Client Innocent (2009)

Ryan’s client was charged with the most serious criminal sexual conduct case in the Minnesota Criminal Code. In Washington County, Ryan conducted an extensive private investigation of over 15 witnesses because the police investigation was incomplete and inadequate. The prosecutor dismissed all charges one month before the jury trial was to begin.

The Charges:

First Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct

The Outcome:

Charges Dismissed

State v. R.J.

No Charge in Criminal Sexual Conduct Case (2008)

Ryan was hired preliminarily to investigate and convince the government to not charge his client with First Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct in Ramsey County.

The Charges:

First Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct

The Outcome:

No Crimes Charged

State v. (Confidential)

Prosecutor Declined to Charge Based on Ryan’s Investigation (2008)

Ryan’s client hired Ryan while being investigated for Criminal Sexual Conduct in the First Degree in Dakota County. Ryan conducted an extensive investigation into the case while the Dakota County detectives were investigating the case. The County Attorney declined charging because case “could not be proved beyond a reasonable doubt.” Ryan’s client walked free.

The Charges:

Criminal Sexual Conduct in the First Degree Investigation

The Outcome:

No Crimes Charged

State v. H.

Criminal Sexual Conduct Charges – Defendant Exonerated (2007)

In this Dakota County case, Ryan led an intensive investigation into the government’s allegations of sexual abuse. Ryan convinced the government not to file charges. Client walked.

The Charges:

First Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct Investigation

The Outcome:

Client Exonerated

State v. G.M.

Criminal Sexual Conduct Investigation Dropped (2007)

A Minneapolis Sex Crimes Detective was investigating First Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct charges against Ryan’s client. Based on exculpatory evidence discovered by Ryan’s private investigators, Ryan convinced investigating detective to drop the criminal investigation in Hennepin County.

The Charges:

First Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct Investigation

The Outcome:

Criminal Investigation Dropped

State v. J.T.F.

First Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct Charges Dismissed (2006)

At the omnibus hearing in Wadena County, Ryan convinced the prosecutor that the case should be dismissed because there was not probable cause to proceed in the case. Click to see Ryan’s Argument Click to see the Dismissal

The Charges:

First Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct

The Outcome:

Charges Dismissed