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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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Tracking Crime Guns in New Jersey: Where Are They Coming From?

Connecticut’s Supreme Court has just ruled that Sandy Hook families may sue Remington Arms, the manufacturer of the rifle used in the shooting. The case will look at and expose Remington Arms’ marketing practices. Just where do the majority of guns used in crimes come from? It’s tough to buy a gun in New Jersey, […]

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Avoiding a Criminal Record After Charges Are Filed

You’ve been charged with a crime and you’re facing fines, jail time and probation. Being found guilty of any serious crime in New Jersey can and will impact your ability to earn a living, possibly prevent you from seeing your children, and could have lifelong effects on your reputation. However, if you are a candidate […]

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The Top 3 Questions To Help Beat DWI Charges

If you get pulled over and blow a .08 or higher during a breathalyzer test, you’ll be charged with a DWI. If you get convicted of a DWI, you could go to jail or lose your driver’s license. The likelihood of getting a conviction is much higher if you try to represent yourself. Unless you’ve […]

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9 Consequences Of Weed Possession In New Jersey

The United States is getting more lenient with marijuana, but possession is still a crime in New Jersey. If you get caught with weed, you could face some major consequences. Penalties For Simple Possession Of Marijuana (50 Grams Or Less) Fewer than 50 grams of pot is considered a disorderly persons offense. A few penalties […]

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7 Types of Casino Crimes That Happen In Atlantic City

There’s a lot of fun to be had in Atlantic City. There’s also a lot of trouble. There is temptation everywhere and most people can handle it, but some people can’t and end up with criminal charges. If you’re planning on going to Atlantic City, there will be plenty to do and see. But these […]

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