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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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3 Examples of Casino Theft in Atlantic City

What do you do when you visit Atlantic City? Visit the casinos, of course! Gambling is a fun time for people who do it responsibly. However, just like in other aspects of life, people try to cheat the casino system every day. Casino theft is a very serious crime that could lead you to fines […]

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7 Things to Consider When Choosing a Criminal Defense Attorney

Facing criminal charges is daunting. It brings about the possibility of serving jail time. In the same vein, it can affect your reputation, tarnish your character, and put your future at risk even if you’re not convicted. With all the complexities of the criminal justice system and, pending outcomes that impact your future and your […]

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What to Expect After Becoming a Registered Sex Offender

A sex crime conviction in New Jersey can result in harsh punishments, including prison time. Moreover, the punishment for a sex crime conviction doesn’t end after you have served your time. That’s because Megan’s Law requires anyone convicted of a sexual offense to register as a sex offender. As a result, you could find yourself […]

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Avoiding A Criminal Record Through Jersey’s Pre-Trial Intervention Program

Quite often in the criminal justice system, there are cases where an individual with no criminal record makes a mistake that results in an arrest and criminal charges. Most people worry (and for good reason) about the possibility of a felony record, which can adversely affect employment, career goals, state licensing issues, college and graduate […]

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Casinos Aggressively Enforce Underage Gambling Law

You must be 21-years-old to gamble in New Jersey and Atlantic City casinos aggressively enforce the underage gambling law. The casinos all have their own security officers who patrol all areas of the casino hotel, including the casino floors.  The security officers keep a watchful eye for underage gamblers. What Happens If You’re Caught At […]

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