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

What Qualifies as An Arrest?

What Qualifies as An Arrest?

Understanding whether or not a police officer has placed you under arrest is critically important for identifying your rights. Anyone accused of a crime still maintains basic rights that cannot be violated by an officer, even when that officer suspects that that person is guilty of a misdemeanor or a felony. Continue Reading

Atlantic City Criminal Harassment Attorney Defending Clients in Atlantic & Cape May County

Working with Those Accused of Criminal Harassment or Stalking

If you have been charged with criminal harassment in New Jersey, you could be facing serious consequences, including probation, fines, a criminal record and potentially even jail time. It is important to contact an experienced criminal defense lawyer right away.

I am Atlantic City criminal harassment attorney John W. Tumelty. If you have been accused of harassment or the closely related offense of stalking, don’t hesitate to contact me today at 609-390-4600 to set up a free consultation. I have offices in Cape May County and Atlantic County.

Can the Prosecutors Prove That You Intended to Harass?

Criminal harassment is a general term for a number of behaviors that are usually meant to harass or annoy. Harassment of a current or former spouse or romantic partner is considered a domestic violence offense. The following are some common examples of harassment:

  • Repeatedly calling someone in the middle of the night and then hanging up
  • Sending someone repeated, profane phone messages, text messages and e-mails
  • Physically pushing or shoving someone in an intimidating way

Just because someone else says your behavior is annoying or even threatening does not mean that you are guilty of criminal harassment. The prosecutor needs to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that you actually intended to harass the alleged victim.

If you hire me to represent you, I will build and advance a strong defense to the charge. I have 30 years of criminal law experience and am a New Jersey Supreme Court certified criminal trial attorney. Call me today at 609-390-4600 to discuss your options.

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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.