Category: Case Law

Can the Police Just Search my Car?

Do the Police Need a Warrant to Search a Motor Vehicle? A substantial amount of the weapon and drug offenses that we see at Keith Oliver Criminal Law stem from a search conducted after a routine traffic stop. So the question becomes, … Continue reading

What is Probable Cause?

Probable cause is anything but specific or defined. In fact, according to State v. Waltz, the term itself has been described by the courts as “an elusive concept, incapable of being precisely defined”. With that being said, this tends to be the … Continue reading

What if my Miranda Rights were not Read to Me?

Miranda Rights and how they Apply in NJ One of the most common questions we hear from potential clients is “what if my rights were never read to me?”. More often than not, they are referring to what is known … Continue reading