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

Gloucester County Criminal Lawyer

Criminal Defense Attorney & Former Prosecutor

Gloucester County criminal lawyer, John W. Tumelty represents persons charged with criminal and traffic offenses throughout Gloucester County. Gloucester County is located just south east of Philadelphia and north west of Atlantic County. Within its boundaries, Atlantic and Camden Counties were once included. The county includes outstanding agricultural, industrial and residential areas. Gloucester County has the eighth-lowest crime rate of New Jersey’s 21 counties. Gloucester County possesses a history complete with major Revolutionary War battlegrounds and outstanding Early American architecture.

All felony charges are sent to the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office for disposition. The Criminal Court is located at 1 North Broad Street in Woodbury, New Jersey 08096.

All misdemeanor charges, also known as disorderly person offenses, filed in Gloucester County are handled in the various Gloucester County municipal courts. Misdemeanor charges include such offenses as shoplifting, harassment, obstruction, underage possession of alcohol, possession of marijuana under 50 grams, possession of drug paraphernalia, obstruction and criminal trespass, etc. The various municipal courts are Clayton, Deptford Township, Oak Valley, Almonesson, East Greenwich Township, Mount Royal, Elk Township, Franklin Township, Franklinville, Glassboro, Greenwich Township, Harrison Township, Logan Township, Mantua Township, Monroe Township, National Park, Newfield, Paulsboro, Pitman, South Harrison Township, Swedesboro, Washington Township , Wenonah, West Deptford Township, Westville, Woodbury , Woodbury Heights and Woolwich Township.

For additional information on the specific municipalities of Gloucester County, please visit the links below:

Criminal attorney John W. Tumelty has an office just south east of Gloucester County and appears quite often in the Gloucester County courts. Mr. Tumelty has been practicing criminal law as a former prosecutor and criminal defense attorney for 30 years. Mr. Tumelty is a former state prosecutor with the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office and a former assistant Atlantic County prosecutor. Mr. Tumelty has been designated a Certified Criminal Trial attorney by the New Jersey Supreme Court.

If you or a family member has been charged with a criminal offense in Gloucester County, please contact the Law Offices of John W. Tumelty at 609-390-4600 for an immediate consultation.

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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.