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 DWI / DUI Attorney

A conviction for DWI can result in a large fine, sharply higher insurance rates and the loss of your driver’s license. Depending on your circumstances, you may also receive a jail sentence.

But even if you blew over .08, it may still be possible to avoid a DWI conviction. If the police made a mistake when stopping your vehicle, making an investigation or administering breath tests, it may be possible to obtain a dismissal of the charge or reduction to a nonalcohol driving offense.

Don’t decide to plead guilty before speaking with a DWI defense lawyer.  Call me today for a free consultation at 609-390-4600.

South Jersey Drunk Driving Defense Attorney

My name is John W. Tumelty, an attorney with 30 years of experience in criminal law, both as a prosecutor and as a defense attorney. I am in Gloucester County on a regular basis, defending people arrested for DWI in all cities and townships, including:

If you face DWI charges in Gloucester County, I will vigorously defend your rights and freedom.

Successful DWI Defense Strategies

When defending you, I will undertake a comprehensive examination of all relevant issues in your case. Potentially successful defense strategies include:

  • Lack of probable cause for the police to stop you
  • Improperly administered field sobriety tests
  • Inadmissible Alcotest results

There are many more factual and legal issues that could result in a positive outcome.

My law firm has earned a strong reputation for defending people accused of DWI and other crimes in Gloucester County, Atlantic County, Ocean County, Cape May County and other parts of South Jersey. I will use my extensive experience and knowledge in the defense of your rights and liberty.

Contact DWI Defense Attorney John W. Tumelty

For a free initial consultation with an experienced Gloucester County DWI 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.