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Little Egg Harbor DWI Lawyer

John Tumelty, Criminal Defense Lawyer & Former Prosecutor

Little Egg Harbor Township is one of New Jersey’s original 104 townships — which were designated by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature in 1798. The township population has increased to a record high of 20,065. It wasn’t until after 2000 that the population began to boom, and Little Egg Harbor Township became one of the fastest-growing municipalities in Ocean County, next to Barnegat. The borough of Tuckerton, a separate municipality, is completely surrounded by the township. Little Egg Harbor and Tuckerton share the same ZIP code.

All DWI/DUI and refusal tickets issued in Little Egg Harbor Township are handled in Little Egg Harbor Township Municipal Court. The Little Egg Harbor Township Municipal Court is located at 665 Radio Road, Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey. The municipal court judge is the Hon. Damian G. Murray and the Court Administrator is Deborah A. O’Brien. The municipal court phone number is 609-294-1068 EXT 300. Court sessions are the first and second Thursday of each month at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. and the fourth Wednesday of each month commencing at 6 p.m.

Attorney John W. Tumelty has been practicing criminal law and DUI law for 30 years. 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 is a New Jersey Supreme Court-Certified Criminal Trial Attorney. As a former prosecutor, he knows how a prosecutor prepares a DWI case for court. He also knows how to attack a DWI case starting with the initial car stop, field sobriety tests and ending with a blood alcohol concentration from an Alcotest machine or a blood test.

As a DWI defense attorney John W. Tumelty represents individuals arrested and charged with DWI and refusal offenses in Little Egg Harbor Township.  He puts his experience and knowledge to work for you in aggressively defending your DWI case. Convictions for a DWI or refusal offense may lead to unexpected consequences including a mandatory loss of license, a mandatory alcohol education class, possible county jail time (depending on the offense), possible installation of an ignition interlock device, community service, fines, and penalties.

Defense attorney John W. Tumelty is available 24 hours a day to discuss your case. The initial consultation is free of charge. To speak with an experienced attorney today, call 609-390-4600.

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