Divorces granted

The following divorce decrees were signed by the county court.

Tammy D. Habre, 221 N. Fifth St., Lehighton, from Michael E. Habre, same address.

Carolyn Sue Kroboth, 607 Fireline Rd., Palmerton, from Walter Edward Kroboth, 46 Morris Lane, Lehighton.

Robert Scott Fick, 823 S. 11th St., Allentown, from Wendy Ann Fick, 1625 Utica St., Allentown.

William A. Dehart Jr., 1361-2 E. Lizard Creek Rd., Lehighton, from Theresa A. Dehart, 2311-A Clearview Ave., Stroudsburg.

Colleen McCann, Box 2013, Albrightsville, from Emmanuel Jervier, same address.

Jennifer L. Endy, 197 Beaver Run Rd., Lehighton, from Robert W. Endy, 172 S. Second St., Lehighton.

Jennifer Baumann, 631 Center St., Jim Thorpe, from Matthew Baumann, 214 South Ave., Jim Thorpe.

Rosanne M. Hoats, 823 Iron St., Lehighton, from Scott E. Hoats, 128 Fairyland Rd., Lehighton.

Laura Farnell, 151 E. Railroad St., Nesquehoning, from Louis Mario Farnell, 1044 Hudson St., Weatherly.

Connie Mackes, 184 Washington Rd., Lehighton, from Richard D. Mackes, 6 Frantz Rd., Kunkletown.

Amy T. Torres, 320 Watson Park Blvd., Lehighton, from Edwin Torres, 4196 Merchant Plaza, Lake Ridge, Va.

Divorces started

Peter W. Hukka, 105 Center St., Jim Thorpe, filed against Shelly Jayne Weyhenmeyer, 128 Lentz Trail, Jim Thorpe. They were common-law married since 1995.

David Michael Graul, 707 Orchard View Rd., Reading, filed against Lisa Ann Graul, 183 Indian Trail Rd., Jim Thorpe. They were married June 30, 2006.

Joseph P. McArdle Jr., 14 E. Sixth St., Jim Thorpe, filed against Angela M. McArdle, 36 Susquehanna St., Apt. 3, Jim Thorpe. They were married Aug. 18, 2001.

Kristen M. Berger, 6361 Jackson Drive, East Stroudsburg, filed against Roger L. Berger, 215 Forest Inn Rd., Lehighton. They were married Oct. 7, 1995.

Insurance suit

Geico General Insurance Co., One Geico Blvd., Fredericksburg, Va., as subrogee for Daniel P. McHugh, filed suit against Michael R. Smith, 446 E. Kline Ave., Lansford.

The suit states Smith was the operator of a vehicle involved in a crash with a vehicle owned by McHugh and insured by Geico. Negligence is alleged against the defendant and sought are damages in excess of $50,000.

Mortgageforeclosures

The following actions were filed as mortgage foreclosures for alleged defaults on loans.

National City Bank, 3232 Newmark Drive, Miamisburg, Ohio, filed an action against Juan A. and Ada M. Cisterna, 100 Buttercup Way, aka, Lot 32 Pheasant Hill Acres, Kunkletown, over property at that address. Sought is $273,947.45 and continuing interest.

BAC Home Loans Association, 7105 Corporate Drive, Plano, Tex., filed an action against Robert Berthould and Tiffanie Romey, 15 Kathy Court, Albrightsville, over property at 262 Kathy Court, Albrightsville. Sought is $198,759.72 and continuing interest.

FCDB GMPL 2008-1 Trust, c/o 350 Highland Drive, Lewisville, Tex., filed an action against Gary R. Frantz, 791 E. Lizard Creek Rd., Lehighton, over property at that address. Sought is $215,989.81 and continuing interest.

Amerifirst Home Improvement Co., 4405 S. 96th St., Omaha, Neb., filed an action against Evor Williams III, 413 Cypress St., Lehighton, over property at that address. Sought is $84,961.62 and continuing interest.

Wells Fargo Bank, 4650 Regent Blvd., Irving, Tex., filed an action against Lauren and James Sims, 1108 Holly Lane, Albrightsville, over property at that address. Sought is $71,962.58 and continuing interest.

Wells Fargo Bank filed an action against Gregory E. and Mary Lou Wagner, 350 Union Hill Rd., Lehighton, over property at that address. Sought is $134,998.48 and continuing interest.

Nationstar Mortgage, c/o 350 Highland Drive, Lewisville, Tex., filed an action against Kathleen and Alexander Margiotta, 7334 Montour St., Philadelphia, over property at 60 Boxwood Circle, Jim Thorpe. Sought is $80,506.92 and continuing interest.

Credit default

The following actions were filed by credit card companies, or their collection agencies, for alleged defaults on credit card/loan accounts.

Citibank South Dakota, 701 E. 60th St. N, Sioux Falls, S.D., filed two actions as follows: Kim Manfredi, 715 Hazelwood Rd., Palmerton, seeking $7,107.96; and Kimberly Seiler, 315 Margaret St., Palmerton, seeking $27,519.95.

Capital One Bank, c/o 804 West Ave., Jenkintown, filed against John R. Keblish, aka, John J. Keblish, 95 Alpine Drive, Jim Thorpe, seeking $1,746.35.

Midland Funding, 1060 Andrew Drive, West Chester, filed against Adam Webber, 356 W. Ridge St., Lansford, seeking $2,105.24.

LVNV Funding, c/o 4660 Trindle Rd., Camp Hill, filed against Megan Rhoads, 432 North St., Jim Thorpe, seeking $2,250.

Discover Bank, c/o 6500 New Albany Rd., New Albany, Ohio, filed against Jeffrey A. Richards, 340 South Ave., Jim Thorpe, seeking $15,575.73.

Line of credit

Wachovia Bank National Association, 123 S. Broad St., Philadelphia, filed an action against Carlos Morales, aka, C. Morales, 407 Kilmer Trail, Albrightsville, claiming he defaulted on a line of credit. Sought is $64,494.89 plus interest, costs and fees.

Auto crash suits

The following two actions were filed as a result of automobile accidents.

Clayton Brown, a minor, by his parent or guardian, David Brown, 84 W. Center St., Nesquehoning, filed an action against Amber L. Tandy, 190 Fairview St., Jim Thorpe.

The suit states on May 23, 2007, the minor was a passenger in a vehicle driven by Ralph Richards, Jim Thorpe, that was struck by a vehicle driven by the defendant. Negligence is alleged and damages in excess of $25,000 is sought.

Timothy Dally, Box 204, Albrightsville, filed an action against Solomon Nicholas, 86 Seneca Rd., Albrightsville. The suit states an accident occurred on Piute Trail, Albrightsville, at Old Stage Rd. The suit states it was a rear-end collision in which the defendants' vehicle struck the plaintiffs.

Sought are damages in excess of $50,000 for injuries sustained and detailed in the suit.

Damages alleged

Mark Hansler, 675 Gilberts Hill Rd., Lehighton, filed an action against Wayne Thorpe, 119 W. Ridge St., Nesquehoning.

The plaintiff alleges the defendant caused damages to the Gilberts Hill Road home. Sought is $3,449.