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Former State Prosecutor and Criminal Trial Attorney

Former State Prosecutor

Former Atlantic County Prosecutor

Certified Criminal Trial Attorney

Experienced for over 30 years



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.

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Criminal Lawyer & DUI / DWI Defense Attorney in Cape May County – John W. Tumelty

A Former State Prosecutor Handling Criminal and DUI/DWI Defense Cases Throughout Cape May

Have you been arrested and charged with a criminal offense in Cape May County? Are you a suspect in a law enforcement investigation or grand jury proceeding in South Jersey? If so, you need a tough, aggressive and experienced local criminal defense lawyer.

I am Attorney John W. Tumelty, a cape may county criminal defense lawyer with over 30 years of criminal law experience as a former prosecutor and criminal defense attorney. I am a New Jersey Supreme Court certified criminal trial attorney, and my law practice is exclusively devoted to defending only criminal cases. I have a proven track record of fighting and winning criminal cases.

The most important decision you will make is choosing the right criminal attorney to represent and defend you. The goal is to avoid getting a criminal record. I take immediate and aggressive action to investigate the facts and build a solid defense to achieve the best possible resolution to your criminal charges. Don’t hesitate to contact me today, I’m available to speak to you 24/7.

Let an Aggressive Former Prosecutor Defend You Against Criminal Charges Throughout Cape May County and Beyond

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I am a former state prosecutor and assistant county prosecutor. I was a New Jersey deputy attorney general with the Division of Criminal Justice and a former assistant prosecutor with the trial section of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office. I know how a prosecutor evaluates and prepares for a criminal case and how he prepares that case for court. As a former prosecutor, I know what it takes to successfully defend against your criminal charges.

I have won “not guilty” verdicts for my clients in all types of criminal trials, including major felony charges such as murder, felony murder, aggravated manslaughter, armed robbery, conspiracy, drug distribution, possession of drugs, commercial bribery, aggravated sexual assault, weapons offenses, theft and numerous DWI/DUI and other drunk driving related cases.

Criminal Lawyer Concentrating Exclusively on Criminal Defense and DUI/DWI Defense

I am a passionate and dedicated Cape May County criminal defense attorney and committed to giving my clients the communication and support they deserve. I will meet with you and discuss every aspect of your case. I will explain the legal process in clear and plain terms. I will layout a game plan for an effective defense, and I will personally be at your side throughout the entire legal process.

Free Consultations for DUI/DWI and Criminal Charges

I represent clients who reside throughout the South Jersey area and clients who are visiting from out of state and have been arrested while visiting NJ shore. I cover areas such as Wildwood, Ocean City, Avalon, Sea Isle City, Stone Harbor, and Middle Township. I routinely appear in the criminal courts of Cape May County every week. I deal with the prosecutors and judges on a regular basis. I provide my clients with skillful representation throughout the entire case with the ultimate goal of achieving a dismissal or a not-guilty result.

If you’ve been arrested or charged with a crime in Cape May or elsewhere in South Jersey, you need to talk to a local criminal attorney as soon as possible. I am aggressively defending clients against criminal charges nearly every day and have offices in Atlantic and Cape May County. My Cape May County offices are located in Marmora near Upper Township and Ocean City, and my Atlantic County office is located in Atlantic City.

I am available 24 hours a day, seven days a week and accept MasterCard, Visa and Discover for payment of my legal services. For your free initial consultation to discuss your case, call my office today at 609-390-4600.

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Attorney John W. Tumelty
Attorney John W. Tumelty,
539 South Shore Road,Marmora,New Jersey-08223,
Telephone No.609-390-4600
Cape May County, NJ
Cape May County, New Jersey
Former Prosecutor, turned Criminal Defense Attorney with over 30 years of criminal law experience. Avail 24/7 - call for your free consultation!
With over 30 years of experience, criminal defense lawyer, John W. Tumelty, was a former Prosecutor and is now defending clients with criminal and DUI/DWI charges throughout Cape May County.

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