Former State Prosecutor

Former Atlantic County Prosecutor

Certified Criminal Trial Attorney

Experienced for over 30 years

Available 24/7

609.390.4600

Former Prosecutor

Now Fighting for You

New Jersey Criminal Defense and DWI attorney
who knows how to navigate the local courts

RECENT DWI & CRIMINAL DEFENSE RESULTS

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.

Former State Prosecutor

Former Atlantic County Prosecutor

Certified Criminal Trial Attorney

Experienced for Over 30 Years

Criminal Indictment

You may have seen the word “indictment” a time or two before. You might have seen it as part of a front-page newspaper headline or on the local news, but do you actually know what an indictment is or what it means? Indictments Used for Federal Crimes An indictment is basically a formal accusation of… Continue Reading

Criminal Assault

A general definition for criminal assault is an act that threatens someone with physical harm. The word “threatens” is important because it highlights that physical harm does not need to result for it to be considered criminal assault. Now, criminal assault specifics can vary a bit from state to state, so a local criminal defense… Continue Reading

Basics of Criminal Law

Many who feel educated on criminal defense really only know what they have seen on television or in movies. And while television and movies do a good job of getting the story across, they do not touch on everything that would happen in a real life case. If you have been arrested and are facing… Continue Reading

Cape May County DWI/DUI Attorney

Defending Your Rights and Freedom

Cape May County is a favored destination for visitors from Philadelphia, New Jersey and other states. A visit to this beautiful corner of New Jersey can be marred by a DWI arrest. You should not take an arrest lightly. The consequences of a DWI conviction can include the loss of your driver’s license, sharply higher insurance rates and possibly a jail sentence.

But many DUI charges can be overcome, through vigorous representation that identifies flaws in the state’s case. You should speak with an experienced DWI defense attorney as soon as possible.

Contact the Law Offices of John W. Tumelty today at 609-390-4600 for a free consultation.

A Former Prosecutor and an Aggressive Defense Lawyer

My name is John W. Tumelty, a lawyer with a record of success defending people charged with DWI. I have been handling DWI cases for 30 years, first as a prosecutor in Atlantic County and now as a defense lawyer.

When you retain me to defend you, I will thoroughly examine all aspects of your case, looking for mistakes in police procedures or other means to obtain a positive outcome. Don’t think that your case is lost before speaking with me. Call me today at 609-390-4600.

Defending Out-of-State Visitors and New Jersey Residents

If you are from out-of-state, you need to know that a DWI conviction in New Jersey could result in the loss of your driver’s license in your home state. At my law firm, I aggressively defend out-of-state visitors and New Jersey residents charged with DWI/DUI in Cape May County. I will work hard to obtain a dismissal of the charge, a reduction to a nonalcohol driving offense, or other satisfactory outcome.

Drunk Driving Defense Attorney Serving Cape May County

You can learn more about the defense of DWI charges in Cape May County by following the links below:

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For a free initial consultation with a Cape May County DUI attorney, contact the Law Offices of John W. Tumelty today at 609-390-4600.

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Office Locations

THE LAW OFFICES OF JOHN W. TUMELTY
539 S Shore Rd
Marmora, NJ 08223
609.390.4600
THE LAW OFFICES OF JOHN W. TUMELTY
3318 Simpson Ave
Ocean City, NJ 08226
609.385.4221
THE LAW OFFICES OF JOHN W. TUMELTY
100 E Rio Grande Ave
Wildwood, NJ 08260
609.277.2786
THE LAW OFFICES OF JOHN W. TUMELTY
822 Shore Rd
Somers Point, NJ 08244
609.277.2786

Areas We Serve

Office Locations

THE LAW OFFICES OF JOHN W. TUMELTY
539 S Shore Rd
Marmora, NJ 08223
609.390.4600
THE LAW OFFICES OF JOHN W. TUMELTY
3318 Simpson Ave
Ocean City, NJ 08226
609.385.4221
THE LAW OFFICES OF JOHN W. TUMELTY
100 E Rio Grande Ave
Wildwood, NJ 08260
609.277.2786
THE LAW OFFICES OF JOHN W. TUMELTY
822 Shore Rd
Somers Point, NJ 08244
609.277.2786

Seasoned criminal defense lawyer John W. Tumelty has three conveniently located offices in Atlantic City, Somers Point and Marmora, NJ. He serves clients in Atlantic, Ocean, Gloucester and Cape May counties and the Jersey Shore, including: Absecon, Atlantic City, Avalon, Cape May, Dennis Township, Egg Harbor Township, Galloway Township, Hamilton Township, Hammonton, Linwood, Lower Township, Margate, Middle Township, Northfield, Ocean City, Pleasantville, Sea Isle City, Somers Point, Stone Harbor, Upper Township, Ventnor and Wildwood.