Divorces granted

The following divorce decrees have been signed by county judges.

Stephanie Simkonis, 400 Third St., Weatherly, from Robert A. Simkonis, 77 S. Main St., Pittston.

Nina M. Jones, 286-77 Lower Nis Hollow Drive, Lehighton, from Daniel Jones, 2118 Butler St., Easton.

Richard A. Kusek, 58 Penn St., Beaver Meadows, from Danette Kusek, same address.

Jarrod A. Steber, 715 Lehigh St., Jim Thorpe, from Krista L. Steber, same address.

Susan Carol Page, 419 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton, from Wayne Scott Page, 1006 Prospect Ave., Bethlehem.

Melissa A. Pantella, 1867 Mahoning Mountain Rd., Lehighton, from Jason N. Pantella, 259 N. 11th St., Lehighton.

Thomas A. Reigel, 520 White St., Bowmanstown, from Cheryl A. Reigel, 939 Mauch Chunk Rd., Palmerton.

Denise Ader, 217 Seventh St., Weatherly, from Lawrence P. Ader Jr., 932 Country Place Drive, Tobyhanna.

Jessicalyn Strohl, 178 S. Third St., Lehighton, from Lou Marvin Strohl, 34 Wagner St., Lehighton.

Richard C. Matsick, 144 E. Garibaldi Ave., Nesquehoning, from Melissa Sue Matsick, 235 W. Columbus Ave., Nesquehoning.

Jerame J. Dooly, 255 N. Second St., Lehighton, from Krissy L. Dooly, 4430 Chesterbrook Drive, Fayetteville, N.C.

Charlene A. Furry, 3570 Fireline Rd., Palmerton, from Harry Furry, same address.

Kevin M. Long, 321 1/2 S. Third St., Lehighton, from Susan M. Long, 540 Bridge St., Lehighton.

Divorces started

Ricky J. Brownmiller, 505 Hemlock Trail, Lehighton, filed against Diane M. Brownmiller, same address. They were married March 23, 1985.

Albert A. Serfass, 35 Judy Lane, Palmerton, filed against Donna L. Serfass, 476 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton. They were married Jan. 14, 1984.

Cindy Sweeney, 69 E. Garibaldi Ave., Nesquehoning, filed against Vincent Sweeney, 1646 SR534, Albrightsville. They were married May 19, 2007.

Joshua M Scherer, 22 Seneca Rd., Lehighton, filed against Amy Scherer, same address. They were married Aug. 1, 2009.

Kathleen L. Ebbert, 226 Carbon St., Lehighton, filed against Stephen D. Ebbert, 180 Long Run Rd., Lehighton. They were married July 9, 2007.

Joseph Geiser, 24 Old Stage Rd., Albrightsville, filed against Julie Geiser, 140 Tee Top Lane, Blakeslee. They were married Dec. 28, 1996.

Mortgage foreclosures

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

Nationstar Mortgage, c/o 350 Highland Drive, Lewisville, Tex., filed against Tracey Hartman and David G. Karper, 1973 E. Lizard Creek Rd., Lehighton, over property at that address. Sought is $199,160.84 and continuing interest.

Household Finance Consumer Discount Company, c/o 2929 Walden Ave., Depew, N.Y., filed against Thomas A. and Henrietta Hannon, 1019B North Shore Drive, aka, 137 North Shore Drive, Albrightsville, over property at that address. Sought is $111,119.59 and continuing interest.

JP Morgan Chase Bank, c/o 10790 Rancho Bernardo Rd., San Diego, Calif., filed against James J. and Maria M. Rehder Jr., Box 698, Albrightsville, over property at 48 Macauley Rd., Albrightsville. Sought is $147,209.66 and continuing interest.

JP Morgan Chase Bank filed against Gerald L. Jr. and Wendy S. Borger, 334 White St., Bowmanstown, over property at that address. Sought is $137,467.65 and continuing interest.

JP Morgan Chase Bank filed against Susan C. and Wayne S. Page, 419 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton, over property at that address. Sought is $135,821.05 and continuing interest.

First Niagara Bank, c/o 6950 S. Transit Rd., Lockport, N.Y., filed against the estate of Debra A. Evans, deceased, 246 Spruce St., Lehighton, and the estate of Marlene D. Williams, deceased, 401 South Ave., Jim Thorpe, and any heirs, over property at 401 South Ave., Jim Thorpe. Sought is $60,246.84 and continuing interest.

Bank of America, c/o 7105 Corporate Drive, Plano, Tex., filed against Jennifer Hunt and Jeffery G. Lax, 1345 Lower Smith Gap Rd., Kunkletown, Lower Towamensing Township, over property at that address. Sought is $229,864.16 and continuing interest.

Bank of America filed against Kelly A. Valent, 43 Berryman Lane, Albrightsville, over property at that address. Sought is $159,221.39 and continuing interest.

JPMC Special Mortgage, c/o 10790 Rancho Bernardo Rd., San Diego, Calif., filed against Charles F. Otto III and Margaret L. Otto, 316 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe, over property at that address. Sought is $159,221.39 and continuing interest.

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: Kristin Zammito, 62 Panther Run Rd., Jim Thorpe, seeking $1,743.99; Kaitlyn Hill, 40 Stock St., Nesquehoning, seeking $664.84; and Kevin Baker, 1104 Princeton Ave., Palmerton, seeking $1,220.48.

Midland Funding, West Chester, filed against Barbara Nonnemacher, 221 High St., Jim Thorpe, seeking $7,018.91.