Law Offices of Michael T. Nolan, Jr.

Experience — Integrity — Results

October 2011 Archives

Officer Sniffing Partygoer's Breath Triggers Miranda Warnings

The Appellate Division of our State Superior Court recently held that when a police officer sniffs the breath of an individual who is under the legal age to purchase or consume alcohol, this amounts to custodial questioning, such that the so-called Miranda warnings should be administered.  If the Miranda warnings are not administered in such a case, any admission as to consumption of alcohol should be suppressed, and the case should likely being dismissed.

| Email Us For A Response

Get Answers From An Experienced Attorney

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.


Privacy Policy

Law Offices of Michael T. Nolan, Jr.
514 Brick Boulevard, Suite 6
Brick, NJ 08723

Toll Free: 888-415-7141
Phone: 732-965-3342
Fax: 732-477-0492
Brick Law Office Map