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

Out-of-State DWI Convictions

Arrested for DWI in Atlantic County or Cape May County?

While each state has its own DWI/DUI laws, all states have reciprocity when it comes to drunk driving convictions. This means that if you are a resident of another state, a DWI conviction in New Jersey can result in the suspension of your driver’s license. Likewise, a New Jersey resident who is convicted of DWI/DUI in another state will have his or her license suspended in New Jersey. And convictions in any state will stay on your record, meaning that a subsequent drunk driving conviction in your home state can result in enhanced penalties.

I am John W. Tumelty, a criminal defense attorney with extensive experience defending people accused of DWI in South Jersey, including many visitors to Atlantic City, the Jersey Shore and Cape May County. I have compiled a successful record in such cases, having obtained numerous dismissals and acquittals, even in cases that seemed open and shut at the time.

When you retain my law firm to represent you, I will work diligently to defend your rights and freedom, and to obtain the best possible outcome for you.

You Deserve a Strong Defense

If you have been arrested for DWI in New Jersey, the stakes are too high to settle for anything less than a strong and effective defense effort.

There are dozens of ways to win a DWI case, and I will consider them all. As your lawyer, I will undertake a comprehensive review of the events leading up to your arrest, looking for flaws in the state’s case. If I can show that the police did not have probable cause to stop your vehicle or that the Alcotest results are not reliable, it could result in a dismissal of the charge or a reduction to a non-DWI driving offense. If your case goes to trial, I will use my experience and trial advocacy skills to vigorously defend your rights and freedom.

An out-of-state DWI conviction will have the same effect as a conviction in your home state. Don’t take your case lightly — get legal help today.

Free Consultation With an Atlantic City DWI Lawyer

For a free initial consultation, call The Law Offices of John W. Tumelty 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.