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

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

Inmate Court Appearances

Inmate Court Appearances

For someone who has already been accused of a crime and is in prison or jail already, you may be curious about appearing in court. It is not always easy for someone who has been convicted or being held in custody to know when they will next have to show up at a court hearing.… Continue Reading

Gloucester County Criminal Lawyer

Criminal Defense Attorney & Former Prosecutor

Gloucester County criminal lawyer, John W. Tumelty represents persons charged with criminal and traffic offenses throughout Gloucester County. Gloucester County is located just south east of Philadelphia and north west of Atlantic County. Within its boundaries, Atlantic and Camden Counties were once included. The county includes outstanding agricultural, industrial and residential areas. Gloucester County has the eighth-lowest crime rate of New Jersey’s 21 counties. Gloucester County possesses a history complete with major Revolutionary War battlegrounds and outstanding Early American architecture.

All felony charges are sent to the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office for disposition. The Criminal Court is located at 1 North Broad Street in Woodbury, New Jersey 08096.

All misdemeanor charges, also known as disorderly person offenses, filed in Gloucester County are handled in the various Gloucester County municipal courts. Misdemeanor charges include such offenses as shoplifting, harassment, obstruction, underage possession of alcohol, possession of marijuana under 50 grams, possession of drug paraphernalia, obstruction and criminal trespass, etc. The various municipal courts are Clayton, Deptford Township, Oak Valley, Almonesson, East Greenwich Township, Mount Royal, Elk Township, Franklin Township, Franklinville, Glassboro, Greenwich Township, Harrison Township, Logan Township, Mantua Township, Monroe Township, National Park, Newfield, Paulsboro, Pitman, South Harrison Township, Swedesboro, Washington Township , Wenonah, West Deptford Township, Westville, Woodbury , Woodbury Heights and Woolwich Township.

For additional information on the specific municipalities of Gloucester County, please visit the links below:

Criminal attorney John W. Tumelty has an office just south east of Gloucester County and appears quite often in the Gloucester County courts. Mr. Tumelty has been practicing criminal law as a former prosecutor and criminal defense attorney for 30 years. Mr. Tumelty is a former state prosecutor with the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office and a former assistant Atlantic County prosecutor. Mr. Tumelty has been designated a Certified Criminal Trial attorney by the New Jersey Supreme Court.

If you or a family member has been charged with a criminal offense in Gloucester County, please contact the Law Offices of John W. Tumelty at 609-390-4600 for an immediate consultation.

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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.