Former State Prosecutor

Former Atlantic County Prosecutor

Certified Criminal Trial Attorney

Experienced for over 30 years

Available 24/7

609.390.4600

Former Prosecutor

Now Fighting for You

New Jersey Criminal Defense and DWI attorney
who knows how to navigate the local courts

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

Grand Theft or Petty Theft in NJ: Which Charge Applies?

Grand Theft or Petty Theft in NJ: Which Charge Applies?

Have you been accused of any type of theft allegation in New Jersey? If so, it’s important to realize how the distinction of the crime makes a difference in the type of penalties you might face. The most commonly charged theft crimes in New Jersey are petty theft and grand theft. Grand theft involves crimes… Continue Reading

Felony vs. Misdemeanor Laws in New Jersey

Felony vs. Misdemeanor Laws in New Jersey

No matter the type of crime that you have been accused of, it is imperative to schedule a consultation with a New Jersey criminal defense attorney immediately. The laws that determine whether you’ll be looking at felony or misdemeanor charges depend on the severity of the crime and two general classes outline the different types… Continue Reading

Atlantic City Disorderly Conduct Defense Attorney Defending Clients in Atlantic & Cape May County


Disorderly conduct, while sounding vague as a charge, can lead to serious consequences if you do not properly defend yourself. Six months in jail is not something you should gamble on by not taking the steps necessary to ensure that your rights are protected. Secure the representation of a skilled and experienced attorney to help ensure that your rights are respected throughout your case and to give yourself the best chance at securing a positive resolution.Disorderly conduct charges can come about either through actions or speech. Fighting in public is an activity that commonly leads to disorderly conduct charges. But, any actions that create risk, annoyance or inconvenience for the public while serving no legitimate purpose on their own can be construed as disorderly conduct. Using offensive language in public or being excessively loud or abusive can also lead to disorderly conduct criminal charges being filed.

Exceptional Criminal Defense From a Former Prosecutor

I am criminal defense lawyer John W. Tumelty. I have been practicing criminal law for more than 30 years, both as a prosecutor at the New Jersey Attorney General’s office and the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s office and as a criminal defense attorney. I am also a New Jersey Supreme Court certified criminal trial attorney. I use my extensive experience to construct highly effective cases for my clients.

Contact a Cape May Disorderly Conduct Defense Attorney

When you are facing disorderly conduct charges, you need to ensure that your rights and your future receive the full protection they deserve. My decades of experience and the knowledge I have acquired both as a prosecutor and as a criminal defense attorney allow me to provide my clients with an exceptional defense to disorderly conduct charges in Atlantic City or anywhere else in Southern New Jersey. To schedule a free initial consultation with Atlantic City disorderly conduct defense lawyer John Tumelty call 609-390-4600 today.

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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.