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

Atlantic City Prescription Drug Fraud Lawyer – Atlantic & Cape May County Defense Attorney

Prescription Drugs Obtained Through Fraud Can Lead to Charges

Certain prescription drugs have become very popular in recent years for recreational use. This has drawn the attention of law enforcement leading to an increase in investigations and prosecutions for prescription fraud. These cases are taken seriously by the police and prosecutors.

Any prescription drug that is obtained through fraud can lead to drug charges. Some of the more common prescription drugs that are the basis for these charges include:

  • OxyContin, Oxycodone
  • Hydrocodone
  • Vicodin
  • Percocet
  • Xanax

Some of the activities associated with these drugs that can lead to prosecution include:

  • Forging prescriptions
  • Altering prescriptions
  • Doctor shopping

If you are facing prescription drug fraud charges you need to begin taking your defense seriously as soon as possible after your arrest. Securing the representation of an attorney who is capable of providing you with the skilled defense you deserve can help you secure the best possible resolution to your case.

Exceptional Criminal Defense From a Former Prosecutor With 25 Years of Experience

I am Atlantic City criminal defense attorney John W. Tumelty. I have been practicing criminal law for 30 years. I am a New Jersey Supreme Court certified criminal trial attorney. I have also served as prosecutor at the state and county level. This experience gives me real insight into the strategies and goals of the prosecutor’s office and I use that experience to help me build a highly effective defense against prescription fraud charges.

Contact Atlantic City Prescription Drug Fraud Defense Attorney John W. Tumelty

When you are facing prescription drug fraud 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 against prescription drug fraud charges. To schedule a free initial consultation call me now 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.