Former State Prosecutor

Former Atlantic County Prosecutor

Certified Criminal Trial Attorney

Experienced for over 30 years

Available 24/7

609.345.3300

Former Prosecutor

Now Fighting for You

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

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

Other areas we serve

When Does Drug Possession Become Intent to Sell?

When Does Drug Possession Become Intent to Sell?

Those caught with illegal substances should be aware that an “intent to sell” charge is far worse than a simple possession charge alone. But that brings up a question that many convicted of drug possession, or more, may want to know – when does the possession of drugs become intent to sell? Certainly, there are…Continue Reading

Personal Property That Can Be Searched Once a Warrant is Issued

Personal Property That Can Be Searched Once a Warrant is Issued

  As many may know, police officers do not have the right to search your property until a warrant has been issued, except for under very specific circumstances. However, what happens when the police actually do obtain a warrant? Or if those other circumstances suddenly apply? Many may wonder what types of personal property can…Continue Reading

When a Crime is Accidentally Committed

When a Crime is Accidentally Committed

  So, you accidentally commit a crime, whatever it may be. Fortunately, no one was hurt in the process, and there were no damages to any property. So what happens next when a crime is accidentally committed?Continue Reading

Sea Isle City Criminal Attorney

Seasoned Criminal Lawyer Fights Serious Charges for Clients in Sea Isle City and throughout Cape May County, NJ

Consider what can happen if you are arrested and charged with a criminal offense in New Jersey: you run the risk of going to jail, being forced to pay harsh fines, possibly losing your driving privileges and having a criminal record that could prevent you from getting a good job or a loan or an apartment. These days, everyone checks criminal records online before approving anyone for anything important. Further, if you are convicted of a sex crime, you will be forced to register with the national sex registry, in accordance with Megan’s Law, for the foreseeable future.

If you or a loved one is facing serious criminal charges, your first call should be to John W. Tumelty, an attorney with more than 30 years of experience negotiating with prosecutors and fighting in a courtroom for his clients. He is a former prosecutor himself, so he understands what it takes to convict someone of a crime. Mr. Tumelty will put that inside knowledge and experience for you defending you of your charges and protecting your freedom.

Rely on a Knowledgeable Former State Prosecutor to Defend You Against Your Serious Criminal Charges in Sea Isle City

Please contact the Law Office of John W. Tumelty if you or a loved one is facing charges related to:

  • Sex crimes: Solicitation, prostitution, sexting, sexual assault, aggravated sexual assault, or child pornography
  • Fraud and Theft: Burglary, robbery, receiving stolen property, credit card or check fraud, shoplifting, bank fraud, insurance fraud
  • Violent crimes including kidnapping, murder, manslaughter, rape or arson
  • Juvenile defense: Drug crimes, weapons offenses, fake IDs, DWI/DUI, underage drinking or gambling
  • DWI charges and traffic violations: DUI/DWI, refusing a breath test, distracted driving, reckless driving and speeding
  • Domestic violence: We will defend you against temporary or final restraining orders, spousal abuse, harassment or stalking
  • Assault: Vehicular assault, fighting charges, aggravated assault and simple assault
  • Weapons offenses including handguns, paintball guns, Airsoft guns and BB guns
  • Drug charges: Possession with the intent to distribute drugs, simple possession of pot or heroin or any prescription drug related charges
  • Casino crimes: Assault or theft crimes in a hotel casino and underage drinking, gambling or drinking, as well as trespassing or disorderly conduct
  • Fraud and Theft: Receiving stolen property, shoplifting, burglary, robbery, bank fraud, insurance fraud, credit card or check and fraud
  • White collar crimes: Embezzlement, RICO, forgery, business fraud, insurance fraud, computer crimes and ID theft

Sea Isle City NJ Lawyer Helps Clients Beat Criminal Charges

When your reputation, your job and your freedom are hanging in the balance, you need an aggressive criminal lawyer who will go to the mat for you. Mr. Tumelty will investigate the circumstances that led to your charges. Fight tirelessly to discredit evidence and witnesses and do everything in his considerable power to obtain the optimal result in your case. Just as he has defended countless others before you in Cape May County, he will design a sound criminal defense strategy for you.

Mr. Tumelty is available to meet with your 24/7 in a free consultation. He will explain your charges and your rights and answer your questions. Contact one of his three offices in Sea Isle City, Somers Point or Atlantic City to request your consultation. Mr. Tumelty will also speak with you via phone or come to you when necessary. Do not talk with police until you’ve had the opportunity to consult with an aggressive lawyer who will protect your interests.

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Atlantic County Offices

ATTORNEY JOHN W. TUMELTY
CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYER
1 S. NEW YORK AVENUE, SUITE 212
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ 08401

609.345.3300

ATTORNEY JOHN W. TUMELTY
CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYER
1616 PACIFIC AVENUE, SUITE 318
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ 08401

609.385.4010

ATTORNEY JOHN W. TUMELTY
CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYER
1555 ZION ROAD, SUITE 203
NORTHFIELD, NJ 08225

609.435.1435

Cape May County Offices

ATTORNEY JOHN W. TUMELTY
CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYER
539 SOUTH SHORE ROAD
MARMORA, NJ 08223

609.390.4600

ATTORNEY JOHN W. TUMELTY
CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYER
3318 SIMPSON AVENUE
OCEAN CITY, NJ 08226

609.385.4221

ATTORNEY JOHN W. TUMELTY
CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYER
100 E RIO GRANDE AVE
WILDWOOD, NJ 08260

609.277.2786

Areas We Serve

Atlantic County Offices

Cape May County Offices

ATTORNEY JOHN W. TUMELTY
CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYER
539 SOUTH SHORE ROAD
MARMORA, NJ 08223

609.390.4600 Get Directions

ATTORNEY JOHN W. TUMELTY
CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYER
3318 SIMPSON AVENUE
OCEAN CITY, NJ 08226

609.385.4221 Get Directions

ATTORNEY JOHN W. TUMELTY
CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYER
100 E RIO GRANDE AVE
WILDWOOD, NJ 08260

609.277.2786 Get Directions

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.