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

Gloucester County DWI / DUI Attorney

A conviction for DWI can result in a large fine, sharply higher insurance rates and the loss of your driver’s license. Depending on your circumstances, you may also receive a jail sentence.

But even if you blew over .08, it may still be possible to avoid a DWI conviction. If the police made a mistake when stopping your vehicle, making an investigation or administering breath tests, it may be possible to obtain a dismissal of the charge or reduction to a nonalcohol driving offense.

Don’t decide to plead guilty before speaking with a DWI defense lawyer.  Call me today for a free consultation at 609-390-4600.

South Jersey Drunk Driving Defense Attorney

My name is John W. Tumelty, an attorney with 30 years of experience in criminal law, both as a prosecutor and as a defense attorney. I am in Gloucester County on a regular basis, defending people arrested for DWI in all cities and townships, including:

If you face DWI charges in Gloucester County, I will vigorously defend your rights and freedom.

Successful DWI Defense Strategies

When defending you, I will undertake a comprehensive examination of all relevant issues in your case. Potentially successful defense strategies include:

  • Lack of probable cause for the police to stop you
  • Improperly administered field sobriety tests
  • Inadmissible Alcotest results

There are many more factual and legal issues that could result in a positive outcome.

My law firm has earned a strong reputation for defending people accused of DWI and other crimes in Gloucester County, Atlantic County, Ocean County, Cape May County and other parts of South Jersey. I will use my extensive experience and knowledge in the defense of your rights and liberty.

Contact DWI Defense Attorney John W. Tumelty

For a free initial consultation with an experienced Gloucester County DWI 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.