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Charles Laputka

Charles Laputka

Practice areas:

Bankruptcy & Debt, Foreclosure, Real Estate, Criminal Defense

About Me

The Laputka Law Office focuses on bankruptcy, debtor's rights, creditors’ rights, collections and general litigation.  Attorney Laputka is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and Duquesne University School of Law.


He counsels clients on a variety of matters concerning:


  • Bankruptcy

  • Debtor's rights

  • Creditors’ rights

  • Collections

  • Mortgage foreclosures

  • Sheriff’s sales

  • Out-of-bankruptcy workouts

  • Asset protection planning


Charles enjoys spending his spare time engaged in various outdoor activities with his family and friends. He also volunteers his time to serve as president of the board of directors of the Child Advocacy Center of Lehigh County, where he chairs the fundraising/marketing committee and serves on the long-range strategic planning committee.


Professional Bio:

Bankruptcy, Debtor and Creditor Rights, Collections, Asset Protection Planning, Civil Litigation. Education: University of Pittsburgh (B.A., 2000); Duquesne University School of Law (J.D., 2003). Admitted to the Bar of Pennsylvania Supreme Court, 2003; United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, 2003; United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2004; Unites States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, 2004. Born 1978, Kingston, Pennsylvania.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2003

  1. Bankruptcy & Debt: 75%
    12 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Foreclosure: 15%
    12 years
  3. Criminal Defense: 5%
    12 years
  4. Real Estate: 5%
    12 years



Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

16 total 

  • Stevie Katriel Draklan

    Extremely knowledgeable, a leader in the community, I highly recommend Attorney Laputka.


    Stevie Draklan Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Rocco Ernest Cozza

    Charles and I attended law school together some time ago. During law school, he was heavily involved in bankruptcy work and has continued to excel in this practice area. I would highly recommend him.


    Rocco Cozza Contracts & Agreements Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Laputka Law Office

1344 W. Hamilton St.
Allentown, PA, 18102-4329

Laputka Law Office

25 E. Broad St.
Hazleton, PA, 18201-6520





Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top ContributorAVVO2014
Select LawyersLehigh Valley Style2014

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerLaputka Law Office2008 - Present
AssociateTallman Hudders & Sorrentino2004 - 2008
AssociateDennis Spyra & Assocaites2001 - 2004


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bankruptcy InstituteMember2004 - Present
Lehigh County Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
BAC Home Loans v. Antonio RamosLoan Modification

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Publication NameTitleDate
Lehigh County Bar AssociationIntersection of Divorce and Bankruptcy2013
Laputka Law Office WebsiteBankruptcy: Frequently Asked Questions2010


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Duquesne University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
University of Pittsburgh, PittsburghN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts2000

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Lunch and Learn CLEBankruptcy2007