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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.

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What Steps Can I Expect In My DUI/DWI Case?

If you’re arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while intoxicated (DWI), you may be wondering what will happen next and what you should do at each step in your case.

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Tips for Appealing A Conviction

Most people charged with crimes will want an experienced criminal defense attorney as soon as possible to avoid the potential consequences of conviction. However, there are some circumstances where you find yourself dealing with a conviction when you did not expect it. For this reason, you need to be prepared to be informed about appealing […]

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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 […]

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Juveniles Tried As Adults

If an individual younger than 18 years old (a minor) commits a crime in New Jersey, it is called a “juvenile crime.” The minor may face legal consequences in a New Jersey juvenile court, including the possibility of being tried as an adult.

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I Lost My Driver’s License and I Wasn’t Even Driving!

In New Jersey, drivers know that state laws governing drunk driving dictate loss of driving priviledges. Further, if you rack up enough points from moving violations – excessive speeding, careless driving, and using your cell phone while driving, for example – you will get your license suspended. However, you can lose your license without even […]

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