Former State Prosecutor

Former Atlantic County Prosecutor

Certified Criminal Trial Attorney

Experienced for over 30 years

Available 24/7

609.390.4600

RECENT DWI & CRIMINAL DEFENSE RESULTS

STATE v. HENDRICKS — NEW JERSEY MURDER TRIAL — “NOT GUILTY” VERDICT

Mr. Tumelty represented Helena Hendricks, who was charged with first degree murder in Atlantic County Superior Court. The defendant faced a number of additional charges, including armed robbery, conspiracy and possession of a handgun for an unlawful purpose. At the conclusion of a jury trial that lasted three weeks, the defendant was found “not guilty” of all charges.

Former State Prosecutor

Former Atlantic County Prosecutor

Certified Criminal Trial Attorney

Experienced for Over 30 Years

What to Do If You’re Arrested

If you’re ever accused of a crime, it’s important to do the following: #1: Stay silent. Recognize that it’s your legal right not to answer questions at this time. Police want you to converse and hope you’ll admit the crime. In this scenario, tell the officer you’re invoking the right not to speak and that… Continue Reading

When is Evidence Illegally Obtained?

Several types of evidence fall under the scope of laws pertaining to illegally obtained evidence. Occasionally, evidence that may either greatly harm or help a side in a legal argument is presented. However, the evidence, regardless of relevance, may be inadmissible. That’s because the way in which the evidence was obtained is as important as… Continue Reading

What is a Formal Arraignment?

The court process in the state of New Jersey may not be as simple as it seems on the surface. Though many believe that going to court is a one and done situation, there is a process to it that is more complex than that. Among the many steps involved is what is called a… Continue Reading

Cape May County DWI/DUI Attorney

Defending Your Rights and Freedom

Cape May County is a favored destination for visitors from Philadelphia, New Jersey and other states. A visit to this beautiful corner of New Jersey can be marred by a DWI arrest. You should not take an arrest lightly. The consequences of a DWI conviction can include the loss of your driver’s license, sharply higher insurance rates and possibly a jail sentence.

But many DUI charges can be overcome, through vigorous representation that identifies flaws in the state’s case. You should speak with an experienced DWI defense attorney as soon as possible.

Contact the Law Offices of John W. Tumelty today at 609-390-4600 for a free consultation.

A Former Prosecutor and an Aggressive Defense Lawyer

My name is John W. Tumelty, a lawyer with a record of success defending people charged with DWI. I have been handling DWI cases for 30 years, first as a prosecutor in Atlantic County and now as a defense lawyer.

When you retain me to defend you, I will thoroughly examine all aspects of your case, looking for mistakes in police procedures or other means to obtain a positive outcome. Don’t think that your case is lost before speaking with me. Call me today at 609-390-4600.

Defending Out-of-State Visitors and New Jersey Residents

If you are from out-of-state, you need to know that a DWI conviction in New Jersey could result in the loss of your driver’s license in your home state. At my law firm, I aggressively defend out-of-state visitors and New Jersey residents charged with DWI/DUI in Cape May County. I will work hard to obtain a dismissal of the charge, a reduction to a nonalcohol driving offense, or other satisfactory outcome.

Drunk Driving Defense Attorney Serving Cape May County

You can learn more about the defense of DWI charges in Cape May County by following the links below:

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For a free initial consultation with a Cape May County DUI attorney, contact the Law Offices of John W. Tumelty today at 609-390-4600.

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Atlantic County Offices

JOHN W. TUMELTY
ATTORNEY-AT-LAW
CRIMINAL LAWYER
1 S. NEW YORK AVENUE, SUITE 212
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ 08401

609.345.3300

Cape May County Offices

ATTORNEY JOHN TUMELTY
DEFENSE LAWYER
539 SOUTH SHORE ROAD
MARMORA, NJ 08223

609.390.4600

ATTORNEY JOHN TUMELTY
DEFENSE LAWYER
3318 SIMPSON AVENUE
OCEAN CITY, NJ 08226

609.385.4221

ATTORNEY JOHN W. TUMELTY
CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYER
100 E RIO GRANDE AVE
WILDWOOD, NJ 08260

609.277.2786

Areas We Serve

Atlantic County Offices

Cape May County Offices

ATTORNEY JOHN W. TUMELTY
CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYER
100 E RIO GRANDE AVE
WILDWOOD, NJ 08260

609.277.2786 Get Directions

Seasoned criminal defense lawyer John W. Tumelty has three conveniently located offices in Atlantic City, Somers Point and Marmora, NJ. He serves clients in Atlantic, Ocean, Gloucester and Cape May counties and the Jersey Shore, including: Absecon, Atlantic City, Avalon, Cape May, Dennis Township, Egg Harbor Township, Galloway Township, Hamilton Township, Hammonton, Linwood, Lower Township, Margate, Middle Township, Northfield, Ocean City, Pleasantville, Sea Isle City, Somers Point, Stone Harbor, Upper Township, Ventnor and Wildwood.