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Egg Harbor Township Criminal Defense Lawyer

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Egg Harbor Township Municipal Court is a very busy municipal court in Atlantic County, NJ. Handling DWI offenses, criminal cases, and traffic tickets. The municipality of Egg Harbor Township has a geographic area of 75 square miles. The township is bounded by Hamilton Township and Galloway Township to the West and North. The cities of Absecon, Pleasantville, Northfield, Linwood and Somers Point to the East. Egg Harbor Township is a rural community with approximately 110,000 households and 81,000 families residing in the township.

Egg Harbor Township is a suburban community that supports the City of Atlantic City. The Egg Harbor Police Department and New Jersey State Police are responsible for law enforcement in the township. The Egg Harbor Township Police Department issues many criminal complaints, DWI tickets and other traffic tickets each year. The Garden State Parkway is a popular traveling route through Egg Harbor Township on the way to Atlantic City. If you have received a criminal charge or a DWI ticket from the Egg Harbor Township Police Department, you need an experienced local attorney.

The Law Offices of John W. Tumelty is located approximately 15 minutes from the Egg Harbor Township Municipal Court. Attorney John Tumelty regularly appears in Egg Harbor Township Municipal Court on DWI offenses and criminal cases. Mr. Tumelty is a former state prosecutor with the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office and former assistant prosecutor with the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office. Mr. Tumelty has been practicing criminal law in South Jersey for over 30 years and is a New Jersey Supreme Court certified criminal trial attorney.


Egg Harbor Township Municipal Court has jurisdiction over minor criminal offenses referred to as disorderly person offenses. These minor charges include shoplifting, simple assault, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, underage possession or consumption of alcohol, DWI tickets, disorderly conduct, criminal harassment, resisting arrest, and obstruction of justice. These charges are punishable by a fine, up to six months in county jail and/or formal probation. A conviction on a disorderly persons charge also results in a criminal record. In addition to criminal cases, Egg Harbor Township Municipal Court handles traffic tickets and DWI summons. Municipal court offenses can be serious and cause long-term consequences.

The Egg Harbor Township Municipal Court is located at 3515 Bargaintown Road, Egg Harbor Township, NJ. The phone number is 609-926-4195. The presiding judge is the Honorable Robert Switzer, J.M.C. The court administrator is Theresa Collins. The municipal court prosecutor is Marc Nehmad, Esquire. The Egg Harbor Township Municipal Court’s website can be found at

If you or a family member has a ticket or criminal charge pending in this court, Egg Harbor Township criminal lawyer John W. Tumelty is prepared to assist you. Hiring the right local attorney is the most important decision you will make. Call former prosecutor John W. Tumelty for a free consultation today at 609-390-4600 about your Egg Harbor Township Municipal Court matter.

For additional information See our complete criminal defense overview page.

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