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Criminal Defense Lawyer in Brigantine, NJ

DWI + DUI Charges Attorney Representing Clients Throughout Atlantic County and Surrounding Areas

Anyone can have a bad moment in life and make a mistake. When this single mistake involves an alleged criminal offense or drunk driving offense, the consequences can be devastating. Prosecutors in Brigantine Municipal Court and other municipal courts in Atlantic County, NJ are known for seeking maximum penalties against defendants charged with simple assault, marijuana possession, disorderly conduct, or even a first offense DWI. Do not let a simple error in judgment ruin your life. Talk to an experienced criminal defense attorney before you discuss your legal matter with law enforcement or prosecutors.

If you or a loved one has been charged with a crime or cited for a traffic violation in Brigantine, New Jersey, the Law Offices of John W. Tumelty can help. John Tumelty is a highly respected South Jersey criminal attorney who will do everything possible to help you win your case.

Brigantine DWI Defense Attorney Helps You Avoid the Most Serious Drunk Driving Penalties

John W. Tumelty represents clients facing DWI/DUI charges in Brigantine and everywhere else in Atlantic County, including charges for:

  • DUI Drugs
  • Underage DUI
  • Commercial Driver DWI
  • Out-of-State Driver DWI
  • Boating DWI
  • Drunk Driving Accidents
  • Refusal to Take a Breath Test

All drunk driving cases occurring on roads in Brigantine, NJ are handled by local prosecutors in the Brigantine Municipal Court. DWI charges are quite common in Brigantine Municipal Court. Since the only access point for Brigantine, New Jersey is the Justice Vincent S. Haneman Memorial Bridge, located on Brigantine Boulevard, the Brigantine Police Department frequently patrols this area. Police officers typically watch the Brigantine Boulevard Bridge for speeding violations and intoxicated motorists.

In addition to helping clients fight DWI charges, John Tumelty also defends clients against criminal charges in Brigantine, including charges for:

  • Casino Crimes
  • Drug Crimes
  • Weapons Offenses
  • Assault and Threat Crimes
  • Juvenile Offenses
  • Theft and Fraud Offenses
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Sex Crimes
  • Domestic Violence

The most serious criminal charges, known as “felonies,” are handled in the Atlantic County Superior Court in Mays Landing, NJ. Less serious offenses, known as “disorderly persons offenses” or “misdemeanors,” are handled in the Brigantine Municipal Court. The majority of criminal complaints, such as complaints for shoplifting, simple possession of marijuana, underage drinking, and simple assault, are heard at the municipal court level.

Why Should You Choose the Law Offices of John Tumelty?

When you are charged with a crime or DWI charges in Brigantine, NJ, your attorney could make all the difference. That’s why you want an attorney who understands criminal and DWI laws in New Jersey and who has experience handling cases in Brigantine Municipal Court. Past performance matters. John W. Tumelty has a proven track record in South Jersey courtrooms and is highly respected by opposing prosecutors. Moreover, Mr. Tumelty’s past experience as a New Jersey State prosecutor and as an Atlantic County prosecutor gives him an advantage when defending his clients. Mr. Tumelty is dedicated to dismantling the other side’s arguments, so he will scrutinize the evidence in your case and identify where the prosecution is most vulnerable.

Since starting the Law Offices of John W. Tumelty, Mr. Tumelty has successfully defended clients against all types of criminal and DWI charges in Brigantine and elsewhere in Atlantic County, New Jersey. His reputation for winning in the courtroom also gives him an advantage when negotiating favorable plea deals with prosecutors. Mr. Tumelty will fight on your behalf throughout the legal process and help you achieve the best possible outcome to your case.

Call a Skilled Brigantine, NJ Criminal Defense and DWI Attorney Today

Have you been charged with a crime or cited for a traffic offense like drunk driving in Brigantine, New Jersey? Then you need a good criminal defense attorney on your side. John Tumelty is a knowledgeable criminal lawyer who welcomes your questions. He will walk you through your case from start to finish. Contact Brigantine criminal defense lawyer John Tumelty today!

About the Brigantine, New Jersey Area

Brigantine is an island city located in Atlantic County, NJ. The city has a geographic area of 10 square miles, with Brigantine Beach stretching for 3.4 miles. The City of Brigantine has a population of more than 9,400 residents. Brigantine is just 10 minutes away from downtown Atlantic City, which makes it a popular tourist destination in the summer. In fact, Atlantic City is so close that a person in Brigantine can look directly across the bay on a clear day and see the AC skyline.

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