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 Are the Stop and Frisk Laws in New Jersey?

Among the more controversial situations affecting the police and the public these days is confusion surrounding stop and frisk laws. Stop and frisk is a controversial move that has led to allegations of harassment and even racial profiling. Stop and frisk is a method used by police that allows an officer, with reasonable suspicion, to… Continue Reading

What is Sexting and When Does It Become a Crime?

Sexting is the act of sending or receiving nude or sexually explicit images or video through an electronic device such as a phone or computer. While largely attributed to teens and younger adults, the popularity and accessibility of electronic devices and smartphones has resulted in sexting even amongst older adults. Sexting is often consensual between… Continue Reading

Learn More About Attempted Murder Charges in New Jersey

Far and away the most severe crime a person could commit is murder. The act of taking someone’s life is punishable by some of the worst penalties legally possible. Murder is so serious, that even attempter murder holds high penalties and even jail time. Attempted murder is defined as a canceled or failed attempt to… 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.