Divorces started

Thomas G. Sheppard, 2 Yerger Rd., Schwenksville, filed against Helene M. Sheppard, 238 Teliha Drive, Lehighton. They were married Oct. 30, 1995.

Michael Todd Bierman, 1304 Pin Oak Lane, Slatington, filed against Shannon Kingsbury Bierman, 255 Fireline Rd., Bowmanstown. They were married July 9, 2010.

Dean A. Pelczynski, 40 Hidden Lane, Lehighton, filed against Elizabeth F. Pelczynski, same address. They were married Oct. 8, 1989.

Leeann N. Green, 100 Berger St., Kunkletown, Towamensing Township, filed against Randolph B. Green, 170 Kenneth Lane, Palmerton, Towamensing Township. They were married May 1, 2004.

Mortgage foreclousres

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

JP Morgan Chase Bank, c/o 19790 Rancho Bernardo Rd., San Diego, Calif., filed against Steven J. Warhurst, 340 Covered Bridge Rd., Kunkletown, and Michele Warhurst, 4038 Lyman Drive, Philadelphia, over property at 228 North Ave., Jim Thorpe. Sought is $100,975.76 and continuing interest.

JP Morgan Chase Bank filed against Meredith and Charles Steinburg, 19 Hiawatha Trail, Albrightsville, over property at that address. Sought is $326,917.18 and continuing interest.

JP Morgan Chase Bank filed against Aaron S. Meixsell, 344 N. First St., Lehighton, over property at that address. Sought is $94,373.35 and continuing interest.

Wells Fargo Bank, c/o 3476 Stateview Blvd., Fort Mill, S.C., filed against Aaron E. Wynder and Katelyn Walsh, 875 Green St., Lehighton, over property at 439 Franklin Ave., Palmerton. Sought is $93,180.13 and continuing interest.

Everbank, c/o 201 W. Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla., filed against Stephen H. Holmes, 517 1/2 Franklin Ave., Palmerton, over property at that address. Sought is $57,214.49 and continuing interest.

U.S. Bank National Association, c/o 211 N. Front St., Harrisburg, filed against Lynette L. Dyer, 6 Junco Lane, Albrightsville, over property at that address. Sought is $106,531.42 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.

TD Bank USA, Philadelphia, filed against Kristin Palfrey, 248 Patten Circle, Albrightsville, seeking $3,390.10.

Portfolio Recovery Associates, Norfolk, Va., filed against Kristi Gollick, 87 Jamestown Drive, Lehighton, seeking $1,349.78.

Asset Acceptance, Warren, Mich., filed against Deborah L. Kropf, 260 Country Acres Drive, Kunkletown, seeking $2,890.

Citibank, Sioux Falls, S.D., filed against Michael J. Chehovich, 247 E. Catawissa St., Nesquehoning, seeking $4,548.19.

Discover Bank, New Albany, Ohio, filed against Gertrude Kulp, 334 Alum St., Lehighton, seeking $18,307.05.

Ability Recovery Services, Wyoming, filed against Douglas Bock, 313 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton, seeking a judgment of $12,146.50.

Fall suit

Richard Egrie and Venus Enoch, husband and wife, 522 E. Bertsch St., Lansford, filed a civil action against Boyer Food Markets Inc., 1165 Center Turnpike, Orwigsburg.

The suit states Richard Egrie was a customer at the defendants' store at 500 W. Bertsch St., Lansford, on Oct. 7, 2011, when he was caused to slip on a "special buys" advertisement that was lying in the walkway/aisle. He fell and sustained injuries detailed in the suit.

Negligence is alleged and sought are damages in excess of $50,000 on each of two counts.

Accident damages

State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co., 112 E. Washington St., Bloomington, Ill., as subrogee of Thomas E. Day, filed an action against Dawn Henderson-Small and Joseph A. Small, 273 Harvard Ave., Palmerton.

The suit states on Aug. 7, 2011, an auto accident occurred when a vehicle operated by Dawn Henderson-Small, and owned by Joseph A. Small, struck a parked vehicle owned by Day causing damages. The suit seeks damages for repairs to the vehicle owned by Day. Sought is $10,290.51 plus interest, costs, and fees.