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Criminal Lawyer, John 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 is Disorderly Conduct in NJ? 

WHAT IS DISORDERLY CONDUCT?  4 IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW Disorderly conduct is a confusing and often unclear charge that many people know of but don’t really understand. This lack of clarity can be dangerous because being found guilty can have serious results, including the possibility of spending up to six months in jail. Four Essential […]

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Sex Offender Tiers in New Jersey

If you have a conviction for a sex offense in New Jersey, you may know that the prosecuting attorney reviews your history to classify you into one of the state’s sex offender tiers. The tier classification you receive could have life-altering consequences.  Prosecutors aren’t always right. Therefore, New Jersey law allows you to challenge the prosecutor’s […]

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4 Steps to Restore Your Suspended Driver’s License in New Jersey

It doesn’t take long to realize that losing your license causes a great deal of inconvenience to you and your family. More importantly, losing your license can negatively affect your ability to make a living.  So if you lost your license, you are probably wondering, How do I reinstate my suspended license in NJ? The […]

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But It Was Self Defense! [3 Situations When Self-defense May be Warranted in New Jersey]

In New Jersey, self defense law (NJSA 2C-3-4(a)) states that if you are in a situation where you fear for your life or the life of someone else, you are entitled to protect yourself by taking reasonable actions to defend yourself against the attack.  In other words, “the use of force upon or toward another […]

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3 Things to Know About Disorderly Conduct in Atlantic City

Casinos in Atlantic City are a good time, but sometimes people don’t know how to pace themselves. This inevitably results in individuals or groups being drunk, rowdy, or even delinquent. Because of this, disorderly conduct is a common recurring problem. Here are three things to know about disorderly conduct in Atlantic City. 1) Disorderly Conduct […]

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