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

Got A Protection Order Against You? Here Is What You Need to Know

Having a protection order established by the court by an alleged victim can have significant consequences for the person named in the order. Violating this order could prove problematic for any criminal case as well as any civil cases that could be pending at the same time, such as a contested child custody issue. How… Continue Reading

Arson Charges and Their Associated Degrees

Arson has a number of different types of degrees assessed with the severity of the crime and the facts of the specific circumstance will dictate which type of charge you may be facing. In general, arson refers to the willful, intentional or active burning of a building or other structure. You may also be accused… Continue Reading

Atlantic City Disorderly Conduct Defense Attorney Defending Clients in Atlantic & Cape May County


Disorderly conduct, while sounding vague as a charge, can lead to serious consequences if you do not properly defend yourself. Six months in jail is not something you should gamble on by not taking the steps necessary to ensure that your rights are protected. Secure the representation of a skilled and experienced attorney to help ensure that your rights are respected throughout your case and to give yourself the best chance at securing a positive resolution.Disorderly conduct charges can come about either through actions or speech. Fighting in public is an activity that commonly leads to disorderly conduct charges. But, any actions that create risk, annoyance or inconvenience for the public while serving no legitimate purpose on their own can be construed as disorderly conduct. Using offensive language in public or being excessively loud or abusive can also lead to disorderly conduct criminal charges being filed.

Exceptional Criminal Defense From a Former Prosecutor

I am criminal defense lawyer John W. Tumelty. I have been practicing criminal law for more than 30 years, both as a prosecutor at the New Jersey Attorney General’s office and the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s office and as a criminal defense attorney. I am also a New Jersey Supreme Court certified criminal trial attorney. I use my extensive experience to construct highly effective cases for my clients.

Contact a Cape May Disorderly Conduct Defense Attorney

When you are facing disorderly conduct charges, you need to ensure that your rights and your future receive the full protection they deserve. My decades of experience and the knowledge I have acquired both as a prosecutor and as a criminal defense attorney allow me to provide my clients with an exceptional defense to disorderly conduct charges in Atlantic City or anywhere else in Southern New Jersey. To schedule a free initial consultation with Atlantic City disorderly conduct defense lawyer John Tumelty call 609-390-4600 today.

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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.