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

New Jersey Sexual Assault Laws and Penalties

New Jersey Sexual Assault Laws and Penalties

Sexual assault refers to an attack on someone in a sexual way or manner. Legally, the exact definition of sexual assault can vary on a per state basis. Some states simply define sexual conduct without consent as rape, sexual battery, criminal sexual contact, or criminal sexual penetration. Other states may simply define sexual assault as… Continue Reading

Minor in Possession of Alcohol in New Jersey

Minor in Possession of Alcohol in New Jersey

Sales of alcohol to minors as well as public possession of alcohol by minors are enforced by Minor in Possession laws also known as underaged drinking laws. The passage of the National Minimum Drinking Age Act (23 U.S.C.A. § 158) in 1984 required all states to raise the minimum drinking age to 21 years of… Continue Reading

New Jersey Controlled Substance and Drug Possession Laws

New Jersey Controlled Substance and Drug Possession Laws

Certain drugs and other materials that the federal government regulates are categorized as controlled substances. Many times possession or use of these drugs may not be illegal depending on the circumstances such as medical research or obtained through a legal prescription.  Although, if a substance or drug has absolutely no medical benefit, research purpose, or… 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.