A total of 333 cases were started in November in the office of Carbon County Prothonotary Joann M. Behrens, according to a monthly statistical report released by the officeholder.
A breakdown of the cases is as follows:
Assessment appeals, 29; civil actions, 39; custody complaints, 20; district justice appeals, 4; divorce complaints, 20; ejectment complaints, 5; license appeals, 4; mortgage foreclosure complaints,19; miscellaneous, 4; name change petition, 1; protection from abuse petitions, 17; quiet title actions, 3; tax sales, 3; audit/financial report, 1; zoning appeal, 1; judgments,159; stipulations/waivers of liens, 3; and writ of execution, 1. The office staff also received and processed 41 applications for U.S. Passports.
Behrens' financial report shows $31,781.96 was generated as follows: prothonotary's fees, $25,890.80; interest income, $8.63; PFA Surcharge, courts, $50, PFA Surcharge, Sheriff, $35.90; custody fees, $850; data processing fees, $4,946.63.
The prothonotary also remitted $4,406.99 to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Revenue, representing state fees collected locally, and $90 to the Administrative Offices of the Pennsylvania Courts, this being surcharges on new custody cases in accordance with Act 119 of 1996. Another $1,290 was deposited in the Prothonotary's Automation Fund for future use in automating the office.
Yury Berson to Yury Berson, P.O. Box 48, Albrightsville, property at 275 Petrarch Trail, Albrightsville, $1.
Fannie Mae to Walter L. Dusablon, Bloomsbury, N.J., property at 16 Spencer Lane, Albrightsville, $81,000.
Donald J. Stralkus to David B. Gerlock, Moorestown, N.J., Hickory Run Forest Lot 56, Section B, $5,000.
Aurelia Gazinski to David B. Gerlock, Moorestown, N.J., Hickory Run Forest Lot 12, Section B, $30,000.
Secretary of Veterans Affairs to Christopher A. White, 167 Church Road, Jim Thorpe, property at 167 Church Road, $96,900.
HSBC Mortgage Services, Inc., to Mark J. Loftus, Collingdale, Pa., property at 16 Cub Lane, $75,000.
Michael Harvey to Michael Harvey, Philadelphia, property at 15 Hillyerglen Lane, Albrightsville, $1.
Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation to Robert Malampy, Ridley Park, Pa., property at 441 Sekani Trail, a/k/a 122 Sekani Trail, Albrightsville, $56,000.
Lucy Murinigo to Joseph Bannon, Erial, N.J., Towamensing Trails Lot 276, Section 1, $4,500.
Sheriff of Carbon County to Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania, Riverside, R.I., property at 144 Eliot Lane, Albrightsville, $1.
Sheriff of Carbon County to Federal National Mortgage Association, Dallas, Tex., two transactions, properties at 236 Keats Lane and 1579 Old Stage Road, a/k/a 176 Old Stage Road, both in Albrightsville, $1 each.
Sheriff of Carbon County to Goldman Sachs Mortgage Company, Houston, Tex., property at 43 Drakes Drive, a/l/a 622 Drakes Drive, $346,126.15.
Joann Stohr to Kevin P. Monahan Jr., 26 Acacia Drive, Jim Thorpe, Lot 1, A.J. Shoemaker Subdivision, $1.
Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation to Thomas Meuf, 12 Arapahoe Road, Albrightsville, property at 100 Mindy Lane, Albrightsville, $137,500.
Luigi Basta to Vincent Mangiamele Jr., 105 Ottawa Drive, Jim Thorpe, property at 105 Ottawa Drive, $122,000.