Credit defaults

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

Portfolio Recovery Associates, Norfolk, Va., filed three actions as follows: Timothy A. Rau, 644 Onoko Lane, Jim Thorpe, seeking $5,861.39; Thomas J. Benedek, 341 White St., Weissport, seeking $2,198.15; and Robin A. Rau, 644 Onoko Lane, Jim Thorpe, seeking $2,331.77.

Asset Acceptance, Warren, Mich., filed against John D. Dugan, 315 Center St., Jim Thorpe, seeking $1,130.02.

Advantage Assets II, Scranton, filed against Frank Anthony Pranzo Jr., 26 Leslie Lane, Jim Thorpe, seeking $5,885.96.

LVNV Funding, Scranton, filed against John Arnold, 87 Pine St., Lehighton, seeking $6,296.54.

Barclays Bank of Delaware, Wilmington, Del., filed against James R. Gilbert, 406 E. Patterson St., Lansford, seeking $5,635.37.

Equable Ascent Financial, Scranton, filed against Patty Lynne Nielsen, 1026 Main Rd., Lehighton, seeking $3,191.81.

Divorces started

Joyce-Anne Schuster, Box 24LE, Saylorsburg, filed against Jonathan Schuster, 919 Edgemont Ave., Palmerton. They were married July 5, 2005.

Elizabeth Hetzel-DeFazio, 120 Keats Lane, Albrightsville, filed against Domenico DeFazio, 103 Eliot Lane, Albrightsville. They were married March 3, 2001.

Kelly L. Oswald, 1 Bear Creek Drive, Jim Thorpe, filed against Philip R. Oswald, 2302 57 Road, Kunkletown. They were married June 1, 2002.

Mortgageforeclosures

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

U.S. Bank National Association, c/o 3476 Stateview Blvd., Fort Mill, S.C., filed an action against Leonard T. and Alicia A. McFee, Box 848, Albrightsville, over property at 93 Pocahontas Lane, Albrightsville. Sought is $99,574.23 and continuing interest.

Wells Fargo Bank, c/o 3476 Stateview Blvd., Fort Mill, S.C., filed against Debra Williams, 8 Pine St., Summit Hill, and William G. Ricks, 114 E. Market St., Orwigsburg, both as heirs of Judy A. Ricks, deceased, over property at 8 S. Pine St., Summit Hill. Sought is $27,788.09 and continuing interest.

Bank of America, 475 Crosspoint Parkway, Getzville, N.Y., filed against Jeffrey A. Green, 607 Lehigh Ave., Palmerton, over property at that address. Sought is $94,039.65 and continuing interest.

The Bank of New York, c/o 200 Sheffield St., Mountainside, N.J., filed against Terrell K. and Tara Engle Jr., 217 Lehigh Ave., Palmerton, over property at that address. Sought is $77,043.89 and continuing interest.

GMAC Mortgage, 1100 Virginia Drive, Fort Washington, filed against Michael F. Chicarelli, 520 South Ave., Jim Thorpe, over property at that address. Sought is $103,532.77 and continuing interest.

M&T Bank, 1100 Wehrle Drive, Williamsville, N.Y., filed against Darrin and Donna R. Conti, 179 Whitman Lane, Albrightsville, over property at that address. Sought is $99,614.62 and continuing interest.