Walter C Oney Jr

Walter C Oney Jr

Bankruptcy Attorney

Fitchburg, MA





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About Me

Walter Oney is a 1978 summa cum laude graduate of Suffolk University Law School. Along with a distinguished career in law, he has also excelled in the field of software development. After a hiatus working in the computer industry, Oney returned to law practice in 2003 in order to help ordinary people deal with the problems caused by excessive debt.

Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check


Fixed (Always), Hourly ($225/hour)

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Sister's bankruptcy & my credit

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I was not a client for this lawyer. He answered a question for me on Felt good about his quick response and answer to my email. Very...

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Posted by: Lauren over 2 years ago.

Walter has represented other people in my family, and handled my Chapter 13 case almost 3 years ago. He's smart, thorough, trustworthy, and gives it...
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1978 License Status: Active for the state of Massachusetts.
Last updated by Avvo: 08/30/2014
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Work Experience

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2003 – present

Oney Law Office


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1978 J.D. summa cum laude in

Suffolk University Law School


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2010 Equal Justice VLS Bankruptcy Award for pro-bono representation

Massachusetts Justice Project


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2004- present

National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys

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2005 District Court Sets High Bar for Proving Notice in Discharge Violation Cases

Boston Bar Association Bankruptcy Section Newsletter

2004 Homestead in Massachusetts - Termination with Extreme Prejudice

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly

Speaking Engagements

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2013 Bankruptcy Basics

at Court-sponsored training for new bankruptcy lawyers

2012 Lien avoidance motions

at Monthly meeting

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