Divorces started

Charles J. McAvoy, 175 W. Diaz Ave., Nesquehoning, filed against Maria Cappello, 419 E. Center St., Nesquehoning. They were married June 13, 2009.

Michael W. Serfass, 336 N. Fourth St., Lehighton, filed against Kristianne Serfass, 351 S. Third St., Lehighton. They were married April 6, 2002.

Bryan Berger, 111 W. Ridge St., Nesquehoning, filed against Devon Leibig, 531 E. Bertsch St., Lansford. They were married April 27, 2004.

Credit defaults

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

Discover Bank, New Castle, Del., filed against Danka Rankovich, 328 Coal St., Lehighton, seeking $10,860.04.

Citibank, Sioux Falls, S.D., filed two actions as follows: Mahendranauth Arjune, 545 Mountain Rd., Albrightsville, seeking $4,503.72; and Doris M. Dotter, 1680 Walnut Drive, Palmerton, seeking $6,304.05.

Portfolio Recovery Associates, Mount Laurel, N.J., filed two actions as follows: Max E. Gasker, 147 E. Garibaldi Ave., Nesquehoning, seeking $5,418.67; and Shannon L. Stephen, 228 S. Eighth St., Lehighton, seeking $1,595.38.

Equable Ascent Financial, Cherry Hill, N.J., filed against Katherine D. and Margaret M. Montgomery, 580 Packer St., Weatherly, seeking $2,740.75.

PYOD, Greenville, S.C., filed against Barbara Montanez, 565 Mountain Rd., Albrightsville, seeking $30,392.08.

Mortgageforeclosures

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

Residential Mortgage Trust, c/o 350 Highland Drive, Lewisville, Tex., filed against Yolanda Roderick, 866 Ottomanelli Drive, aka, 7 Ottomanelli Drive, Albrightsville, over property at that address. Sought is $174,187.98 and continuing interest.

JP Morgan Chase Bank, c/o 3415 Vision Drive, Columbus, Ohio, filed against Scott Jordan, 30 Kickapoo Trail, Albrightsville, over property at that address. Sought is $174,482.34 and continuing interest.

Wells Fargo Bank, c/o 3476 Stateview Blvd., Fort Mill, S.C., filed against Patricia Maiden, aka, Patricia O'Mara, and Sean Maiden, 25 Berry Lane, Jim Thorpe, over property at that address. Sought is $123,025.60 and continuing interest.

Wells Fargo Bank filed against Jennifer A. Gooding, 302 Timberline Trail, Effort, over property at 224 Franklin St., Lehighton. Sought is $71,969.04 and continuing interest.

PNC Bank, 3232 Newmark Drive, Miamisburg, Ohio, filed against Erik J. Roberts, 114 Rosewood St., Johnstown, over property at 811 Princeton Ave., Palmerton. Sought is $196,872.94 and continuing interest.

Webster Bank, 609 W. Johnson Ave., Cheshire, Conn., filed against James Brown, 499 E. 24th St., Paterson, N.J., and Christine Brown, 114 Penn Forest Drive, Albrightsville, over the Albrightsville property. Sought is $224,936.03 and continuing interest.

Contract default

Tidewater Finance Co., 6520 Indian River Rd., Virginia Beach, Va., filed an action against Deborah A. Fitzsimmons, 112 W. Columbus Ave., Nesquehoning, alleging she defaulted on a retail installment sale contract for an automobile. Sought is $10,515.36 plus interest, costs and fees.

Note default

John R. Lennon, 200 North St., Jim Thorpe, filed an action against Gaetano Zammmito, 15 W. Second St., Jim Thorpe, alleging a default on promissory note. Sought is $2,159.08.