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Cape May City Assault & Fighting Offenses

John Tumelty, Criminal Lawyer & Former Prosecutor

Most people come to Cape May City to have a good time while on vacation. The local bars and restaurants such as the Ugly Mug and Carney’s are usually very crowded during the summer months. A verbal disagreement can sometimes result in a physical confrontation that ends with an arrest and charge of assault and fighting. A criminal assault charge has the potential to cause a criminal record. A criminal record can affect your reputation and employment.

Cape May City Defense Attorney and Former Prosecutor John W. Tumelty focuses on representing persons charged with simple assault and aggravated assault in Cape May. Attorney John W. 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. Please do not hesitate to contact the Law Offices of John W. Tumelty if you have been arrested a charged with an assault complain in Cape May. Mr. Tumelty will be happy to discuss the facts of your case and solid defenses which will avoid a criminal record.

Mr. Tumelty has had great success in Cape May Municipal Court representing individuals charged with an assault offense. There are always two sides to every disagreement and fight. Quite frequently self-defense is a viable defense to an assault charge. Sometimes a bar patron will get into a disagreement that will lead to a physical confrontation. Self-defense is an available defense to an assault charge involving a patron and a bouncer that works for a liquor establishment.

Please contact the Law Offices of John W. Tumelty at 609-390-4600 if you have been charged with simple assault or aggravated assault in Cape May.

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