Divorces granted

The following divorce decrees were signed by the county court.

Eric Bell, 1119 S. Lumber St., Allentown, from Jennifer Bell, 200 E. Ludlow St., Summit Hill.

Mihael J. Butrie, 20 Coal St., Jim Thorpe, from Marianne Butrie, 226 N. First St., Lehighton.

Randalle L. Kunkle, 226 S. Sixth St., Lehighton, from Gail Kunkle, 12517 Wilano Drive, Phoenix, Ariz.

Jennifer E. Englert, 2 Edgemont Rd., Lansford, from Walter Englert, 101 Lehigh St., Tamaqua.

Leslie Russo, 10510 Interchange Rd., Kresgeville, from Ronald P. Russo, Box 4264, Saylorsburg R.4.

Anthony Musto Jr., 173 Chippewa Trail, Albrightsville, from Catherine Musto, same address.

Deborah Ann Hager, 716 Lincoln Ave., Bowmanstown, from Faro Scott Hager, same address.

Kimberly Ann Little, 125 Laurel View Drive, Lehighton, from Joshua Lloyd Little, 2832 Mebane Oaks Rd., Mebane, N.C.

Michael A. McGeehan, 6 Laurel St., Nesquehoning, from Marta L. McGeehan, same address.

Beth E. Perkins, 1408 Municipal Rd., Lehighton, from David L. Perkins, 507 E. Patterson St., Lansford.

Michael R. Miller, 742 Pine St., Palmerton, from Angela C. Miller, same address.

Aaron Steinmetz, 111 S. Chestnut St., Summit Hill, from Yamila Yafar, 14 E. Third St., Bloomsburg.

Judith K. Lebo, 32 Hemlock Rd., Nesquehoning, from Robert C. Lebo, same address.

Carol E. Milne, 4720 Interchange Rd., Lehighton, from Gary F. Milne, 74 Haverford Court, Hillsborough, N.J.

Sharon L. Isabella, 105 Unionville Rd., Jim Thorpe, from Vincent J. Isabella, 234 Girard Ave, Horsham.

Kelly L. Oswald, 1 Bear Creek Drive, Jim Thorpe, from Philip R. Oswald, 2302 57 Road, Kunkletown.

Richard J. Contrady Jr., 4 W. Market St., Tresckow, from Devon R. Contrady, 1101 Camberley Court, Abington.

Credit defaults

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

Capital One Bank, Glen Allen, Va., filed against Fritz Meich, Box 383, 58 Timberline Rd., Albrightsville, seeking $16,650.14.

Target National Bank, Carnegie, filed against Bonnie D. Bucher, 110 Station St., Lehighton, seeking $4,734.27.

Asset Acceptance, Mechanicsburg, filed four actions as follows: Howard Horowitz, 65 Church Rd., Jim Thorpe, seeking $4,109.37; Kirk T. Wolkner, 1314 Indian Mountain Lakes, Albrightsville, seeking $5,620.86; Judy Schaeffer, 420 Coal St., Lehighton, seeking $8,622; and James E. Williams, 127 Lentz Trail, Jim Thorpe, seeking $3,796.09.

Midland Funding, West Chester, filed against Jennifer Endy, 122 S. First St., Apt. 1, Lehighton, seeking $3,675.93.

Condor Capital Corp., Bethlehem, filed against Robin Zurawa, 314 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe, seeking $8,763.74.

Citibank, Sioux Falls, S.D., filed two actions as follows: Ruth M. Layback, 323 Bass Pike, Lehighton, seeking $14,052.75; and Wesley S. Thomas, 812 E. White Bear Drive, Summit Hill, seeking $2,410.99.

Mortgage

foreclosures

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

Fidelity Deposit & Discount Bank, Blakely and Drinker sts., Dunmore, filed against Louis J. Push, 3055 Lower Demunds Rd., Dallas, Luzerne County, and Mid Atlantic Acquisitions Inc, 1933 SR903, Jim Thorpe, over property along SR903. Sought is $160,529.05 and continuing interest.

GMAC Mortgage, 1100 Virginia Drive, Fort Washington, filed against Jillian N. Dedier-Browne, aka, Jillian N. Dedier, 165 Brittany Drive, Albrightsville, over property at that address. Sought is $211,894.56 and continuing interest.

U.S. Bank National Association, c/o 3815 S. West Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah, filed against Thomas A. Buss, 413 Bridge St., Lehighton, over property at that address. Sought is $57,603.10 and continuing interest.

HSBC Bank, c/o 3476 Stateview Blvd., Fort Mill, S.C., filed against Blaine Z. Smith, 235 W. Abbott St., Lansford, over property at that address. Sought is $45,4190.13 and continuing interest.

Divorces started

Collene C. Martonyak, 792 Mauch Chunk Rd., Palmerton, filed against Joshua L. Martonyak, 118 Maple Drive, Lehighton. They were married June 15, 2002.

Frances D. O'Keefe, 418 Washington St., Frackville, filed against John B. O'Keefe, same address. They were married June 4, 1988.

Jennifer Bachert, 2145 Summer Mountain Rd., Palmerton, filed against Richard Bachert, 1145 Hickory Rd., Palmerton. They were married May 15, 2008.

Auto loan

Ford Motor Credit Company, 1335 S. Clearview Ave., Mesa, Ariz., filed a civil action against Richard Batchler, 81 Yankee Rd., Lehighton, alleging he defaulted on a motor vehicle retail installment contract. Sought is $27,158.24 plus interest, costs and fees.