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Wildwood Criminal Defense & DWI Attorney

Criminal Lawyer & Former Prosecutor

Wildwood is a city in Cape May County, NJ. It is part of the Delaware Valley as well as the Ocean City metropolitan area. The Wildwood city population is approximately 5500 during the off-season but it can swell to 250,000 during the summer months. Wildwood is a resort city very popular with vacationers and tourists mostly from New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, New York and even nearby parts of Canada during the summer months. Its most notable features are its beach and 1.8 miles of boardwalk, home to Morey’s Pier Amusements and the famous boardwalk trolley called the “tram car”.

There are many bars, restaurants, and liquor establishments in the City of Wildwood. A number of individuals will have encounters with the Wildwood Police and end up charged with a criminal offense or a DWI. Attorney John W. Tumelty is an experienced criminal defense attorney and former prosecutor representing clients in Wildwood Municipal Court. Mr. Tumelty is in Wildwood Municipal Court essentially every week and is quite familiar with the Wildwood Municipal Court judge, prosecutor, and court administrator. If you have been arrested in Wildwood, contact our office today.


Wildwood Municipal Court has jurisdiction over criminal disorderly persons offenses and traffic offenses. A conviction of any type of criminal charge or DWI can have serious consequences. There is the potential for the county jail, monetary fines, and penalties, license suspension, etc. There are certain offenses that are charged more frequently in Wildwood. These offenses include simple assault, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, disorderly conduct, harassment, criminal mischief, etc. Attorney John W. Tumelty is available 24 hours a day to discuss these charges with you and the initial consultation is free.

The Wildwood Municipal Court is located at 4400 New Jersey Avenue, Wildwood, NJ. The phone number for the court is 609-522-4924. The Honorable Christopher Robertson is the presiding judge. The court administrator is Laura Kassinger. Additional information for Wildwood Municipal Court can be found at

If you have been arrested in Wildwood and charged with a criminal or municipal offense, do not hesitate to call the Law Office of John W. Tumelty at 609-390-4600. Mr. Tumelty will be happy to listen to the facts, explain the law and charges to you, and discuss a good game plan for avoiding a criminal record.

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