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 Prescription Drug Fraud Lawyer – Atlantic & Cape May County Defense Attorney

Prescription Drugs Obtained Through Fraud Can Lead to Charges

Certain prescription drugs have become very popular in recent years for recreational use. This has drawn the attention of law enforcement leading to an increase in investigations and prosecutions for prescription fraud. These cases are taken seriously by the police and prosecutors.

Any prescription drug that is obtained through fraud can lead to drug charges. Some of the more common prescription drugs that are the basis for these charges include:

  • OxyContin, Oxycodone
  • Hydrocodone
  • Vicodin
  • Percocet
  • Xanax

Some of the activities associated with these drugs that can lead to prosecution include:

  • Forging prescriptions
  • Altering prescriptions
  • Doctor shopping

If you are facing prescription drug fraud charges you need to begin taking your defense seriously as soon as possible after your arrest. Securing the representation of an attorney who is capable of providing you with the skilled defense you deserve can help you secure the best possible resolution to your case.

Exceptional Criminal Defense From a Former Prosecutor With 25 Years of Experience

I am Atlantic City criminal defense attorney John W. Tumelty. I have been practicing criminal law for 30 years. I am a New Jersey Supreme Court certified criminal trial attorney. I have also served as prosecutor at the state and county level. This experience gives me real insight into the strategies and goals of the prosecutor’s office and I use that experience to help me build a highly effective defense against prescription fraud charges.

Contact Atlantic City Prescription Drug Fraud Defense Attorney John W. Tumelty

When you are facing prescription drug fraud 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 against prescription drug fraud charges. To schedule a free initial consultation call me now 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.