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Stone Harbor Criminal Defense & DWI Lawyer

Criminal Lawyer & Former Prosecutor

Stone Harbor is a borough in Cape May County, NJ. It shares the barrier island, 7 Mile Island, with its northern neighbor Avalon. Stone Harbor is a resort community for visitors enjoying beaches and a thriving commercial center centered along 96th Street and Second Avenue. The summer population is over 20,000. The year-round population is approximately 1,128.

In 2006, Forbes Magazine ranked Stone Harbor as #47 on its list of most expensive zip codes in the United States based on median home sale prices. As of 2001, Worth Magazine put Stone Harbor as #101 on its list of riches towns in America, which was based on median annual real estate prices. Most vacationers come to Stone Harbor from New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, Connecticut, Maryland, and Delaware.

The Law Offices of John W.Tumelty is located in Cape May County approximately 20 minutes up the parkway from Stone Harbor Municipal Court. Attorney John Tumelty is a Stone Harbor criminal defense and DWI lawyer. Mr. Tumelty is a former N.J. Deputy Attorney General with the Attorney General’s Office and former Atlantic County Assistant Prosecutor. Mr. Tumelty is a New Jersey Supreme Court certified criminal trial attorney and has over 30 years of criminal law experience in the Stone Harbor area.

Stone Harbor Municipal Court:

The Stone Harbor Municipal Court is located at 9508 Second Avenue, Stone Harbor, NJ. The phone number for the court is 609-368-2411. The Honorable John W. Fowler, Jr., is the presiding judge. The court administrator is Pamela Davidson. The municipal prosecutor is Michael Donohue, Esq.

Stone Harbor Municipal Court hears DWI cases, traffic tickets, and misdemeanor criminal offenses called “disorderly persons” offenses. These offenses typically include DWI’s, simple assaults, underage possession of alcohol, possession of fake ID’s, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and disorderly conduct.

Attorney John W. Tumelty puts his experience to work for you and makes sure your case receives the professional attention it deserves. Convictions for even a “minor offense” may lead to unforeseen consequences including difficulty obtaining employment, so a knowledgeable defense attorney is critically important.

If you have been arrested or charged with a criminal offense or DWI in Stone Harbor, please contact The Law Offices of John W. Tumelty today at 609-390-4600.  Mr. Tumelty will be happy to discuss the facts and explain the law to you in clear terms and lay out a game plan that will provide the best opportunity to avoid a criminal record.

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