After returning to his homeland, he stayed at the court of the Polish king, Zygmunt III Waza. In 1632 he lost his hand in a duel with Jerzy Zenonowicz. He nonetheless took part in the Smolensk War, sponsoring a hussariachorągiew.
In 1640 he was elected the president of the Lithuanian Tribunal. In 1641 he became the Voivode of Wenden, and in 1643, Voivode of Nowogródek. In 1643 he was also one of the negotiators, chosen by Sejm, for the Polish-Muscovite negotiations.