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

Atlantic City Traffic Violations Lawyer – Cape May & Atlantic County Attorneys

How to Deal with Traffic Tickets and Other New Jersey Violations

Have you been issued a traffic ticket in New Jersey? If so, I will aggressively represent you and fight the traffic violations. It is important to take the traffic violation seriously as they have the potential to carry motor vehicle points, surcharges and loss of license. From speeding tickets to reckless driving charges, I will assist you in building a strong defense.

South Jersey Lawyer Defending Traffic Violations and Traffic Tickets

No matter who you are or where you live, if you have been given a traffic violation, you are concerned about points, possible license suspension and insurance surcharges. A good lawyer will help you with all your concerns and make sure your questions are answered. With over 30 years of criminal law experience, I will make sure you know what to expect.

I defend cases involving a wide range of traffic violations and traffic tickets. Some of the cases even involve more complex criminal elements. As a defense attorney with a wide-ranging criminal defense practice, I will be ready to handle all of your traffic law concerns, including:

Whatever charges you face in traffic court, it is only normal to have questions. I know it can be hard to go through the process of fighting a traffic violation, and I will make sure you have all the information you need to make an informed decision regarding your legal future.

In addition to protecting drivers throughout the state of New Jersey, I also represent people throughout the United States who have received a traffic ticket in South Jersey, including clients from Pennsylvania, Delaware and New York. If you live out-of-state, you do not have to come back to New Jersey to fight your case and protect your rights. I will handle all your concerns and court dates.

Representing Traffic Violation Clients Throughout New Jersey

I am available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week for urgent needs.  Call my office today at 609-390-4600 for a free initial 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.