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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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Category: Criminal Defense

Finding The Right Criminal Defense Attorney

Criminal defense attorneys are specialist legal resources. You wouldn’t visit a cardiologist to treat an ear infection, and you wouldn’t contact a medical malpractice lawyer with tax issues. This post addresses how to find the right New Jersey criminal defense attorney for your case.

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5 Penalties People Face When Charged With Underage Gambling

Gambling is fun, but you need to be at least 21-years-old to do it in Atlantic County, New Jersey. This can be confusing in casinos since people are technically allowed inside the casino if they’re under 21 as long as they’re not on the gambling floor. This means that if you happen to be in […]

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What Is Perjury?

Anyone who has seen a trial in a courtroom knows that witnesses are sometimes called to testify under oath. When this happens, the person on the stand swears to tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth. If they get caught lying under oath, then they could be charged with a crime. […]

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Dropping Criminal Charges

One of the most common questions asked by people who have recently been accused of a crime is when criminal charges can be dropped. Not all criminal charges ultimately lead to a trial, which is a misconception that many people who have been accused of a crime may have. Most defendants are eligible for shorter […]

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What Is a Deposition?

When you are facing any type of court case, you may hear the term deposition and it may initially be confusing as far as what this truly means for you and for your future. Understanding the uses of a deposition and being appropriately prepared for one is strongly advised.

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