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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.

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Category: Sex Crimes

New Jersey Sexual Assault Laws and Penalties

Sexual assault refers to an attack on someone in a sexual way or manner. Legally, the exact definition of sexual assault can vary on a per state basis. Some states simply define sexual conduct without consent as rape, sexual battery, criminal sexual contact, or criminal sexual penetration. Other states may simply define sexual assault as […]

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What is Sexting and When Does It Become a Crime?

Sexting is the act of sending or receiving nude or sexually explicit images or video through an electronic device such as a phone or computer. While largely attributed to teens and younger adults, the popularity and accessibility of electronic devices and smartphones has resulted in sexting even amongst older adults. Sexting is often consensual between […]

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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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Atlantic City Man Convicted of Sexually Assaulting Teenage Boy, Gets Decade in Prison

An Atlantic City NJ man is headed to prison for several years after being convicted of sexually assaulting a juvenile. The defendant is a 55-year-old man who is from Atlantic City, New Jersey. He was accused of committing the sex crime at his AC residence on January 8, 2012. The defendant’s teenage son was having […]

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Man indicted for internet distribution of child porn

A 48-year-old man from Old Bridge, New Jersey, has been indicted for an New Jersey internet sex crime; specifically, he is accused of involvement in the distribution of child pornography online. A multiagency law enforcement investigation conducted over the last year has resulted in the arrest of 27 people so far on accusations that they […]

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