Atlantic County Criminal Lawyer & Former Prosecutor
Atlantic County Criminal Lawyer John W. Tumelty specializes in representing persons charged with criminal offenses in Atlantic County. Atlantic County has a total area of 671 square miles and includes Atlantic City, Ventnor, Margate, and Longport. Atlantic City has over 40 million visitors a year to the casino resort. The Atlantic City Police Department and New Jersey State Police file numerous criminal charges per year in Atlantic County. All felony charges filed in Atlantic County are forwarded to the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office for disposition. Felony cases are heard in Atlantic County Superior Court located at 4997 Unami Boulevard, Mays Landing, New Jersey 08330. Judge Michael Donio is the presiding judge of the criminal part in Atlantic County.
All misdemeanor charges, also known as disorderly persons offenses, filed in Atlantic County are handled in the various Atlantic County municipal courts. The misdemeanor handles in Atlantic County municipal courts include simple assault, disorderly conduct, possession of under 50 grams of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, shoplifting, criminal trespass, harassment, resisting arrest, obstruction, underage possession of alcohol, etc. The municipal courts in Atlantic County are Absecon, Atlantic City, Brigantine, Buena Vista Township, Buena, Corbin City, Egg Harbor City, Egg Harbor Township, Estell Manor, Folsom, Galloway Township, Hamilton Township (Mays Landing), Hammonton, Linwood, Longport, Margate City, Mullica Township, Northfield, Pleasantville, Port Republic, Somers Point, Ventnor City and Weymouth Township. Please visit the links below for additional information on the specific municipalities:
- Abescon Criminal Defense
- Atlantic City Assault & Fighting Offenses
- Atlantic County DWI Charges
- Brigantine Criminal Defense
- Brigantine DWI Defense
- Egg Harbor Township Criminal Defense
- Egg Harbor Township DWI Charges
- Galloway Township Criminal & DWI Defense
- Hamilton Township Criminal & DWI Defense
- Hammonton Criminal Defense
- Hammonton DWI / DUI Charges
- Linwood Criminal Defense
- Linwood DWI Charges
- Little Egg Harbor DWI Charges
- Longport Criminal Charges
- Longport DWI Charges
- Margate Criminal Defense
- Margate DWI / DUI Defense
- Northfield Criminal Charges
- Northfield DWI Charges
- Pleasantville DWI Charges
- Somers Point Criminal Charges
- Somers Point DWI Charges
- Ventnor Criminal Defense
- Ventnor DWI Charges
- Winslow Criminal Charges
- Winslow DWI Charges
Atlantic County criminal attorney John W. Tumelty has an office in Atlantic County and appears in Court regularly in the Atlantic County courts. Mr. Tumelty has been practicing criminal law as a former prosecutor and criminal defense attorney in Atlantic County for 30 years. Mr. Tumelty is a former state prosecutor with the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office and a former Atlantic County prosecutor. Mr. Tumelty has been designated a Certified Criminal Trial Attorney by the New Jersey Supreme Court. If you or a family member has been charged with a criminal offense in Atlantic County, please call me today at 609-390-4600 for an immediate consultation.
For more information about criminal defense, please see our Criminal Defense Overview.
See Mr. Tumelty’s recent criminal trial successes by visting our Recent Successes page.