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Former prosecutor

Now fighting for you.

New Jersey Criminal Defense and DUI attorney
who knows how to navigate the local courts.

Former State Prosecutor and Criminal Trial Attorney

Former State Prosecutor

Former Atlantic County Prosecutor

Certified Criminal Trial Attorney

Experienced for over 30 years

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Toms River Criminal Lawyer


I am Toms River criminal defense lawyer John W. Tumelty. I represent people from all walks of life facing criminal charges in Ocean County, New Jersey. I am a former state prosecutor and former county prosecutor with 30 years of criminal law experience. My experience as a former prosecutor is invaluable to building winning defenses for my clients.

I am also a New Jersey Supreme Court-certified criminal trial attorney, which is a designation held by just two percent of criminal lawyers.

Felony charges like possession of CDS, distribution of CDS, aggravated assault, sex offenses, etc. are handled in the Ocean County Superior Court. The superior court is located at 118 Washington Street, Toms River, New Jersey 08754.

Misdemeanor charges like possession of marijuana, disorderly conduct, simple assault, shoplifting, criminal trespass, underage possession of alcohol, etc. are disposed of in Toms River Municipal Court. The municipal court is located at 255 Oak Avenue, Toms River, New Jersey 08753. The Honorable James A. Liguori, Chief Judge, and the Honorable Damian G. Murray preside over the Toms River Municipal Court. Court sessions are Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. The Court processed over 23,000 cases last year, including DWI cases, other traffic offenses, and criminal cases.

If you or a family member have been charged with a criminal offense and would like legal representation by an experienced criminal law attorney in Toms River, call me today at 609-390-4600. The initial consultation is free of charge, call now.

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