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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 

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    I endorse this lawyer's work. I am very familiar with Charles Laputka's legal skills having worked with him at our previous mutual firm, Tallman, Hudders & Sorrentino. He is a very good and caring attorney who has a great deal of knowledge in conncetion with working with the U.S. Bankruptyc Code. I HIGHLY recommend Mr. Laputka. Paul J. Schoff, Esq.


    Paul Schoff Corporate & Incorporation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Michael Stephen Agruss

    I endorse Charles Laputka. Charles focuses his career on helping consumers with bankruptcy and debt collection problems. Charles also spends time give free advice on Avvo, which is commendable. Charles is an asset to the legal community.


    Michael Agruss Personal Injury 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