Divorces started

Thomas A. Reigel, 520 White St., Bowmanstown, filed against Cheryl A. Reigel, 939 Mauch Chunk Rd., Palmerton. They were married Oct. 3, 1998.

Amy J. Graver, 324 N. Fifth St., Lehighton, filed against William M. Graver Jr., 114A Delaware Ave., Palmerton. They were married Sept. 9, 2000.

Rebecca A. Urban-Dieter, 427 S. Third St., Palmerton, filed against Gary G. Dieter, 630 Lehigh Ave., Palmerton. They were married July 13, 2002.

Dawn C. Krupa, 716 North St., Jim Thorpe, filed against John T. Krupa Jr., 219 Franklin St., Weissport. They were married Sept. 21, 2002.

Jessica Rivera-Poke, 117 W. Railroad St., Nesquehoning, filed against William M. Poke, same address. They were married March 24, 2006.

Brian J. Ruth, 590 Preachers Camp Rd., Lehighton, filed against Jennifer Ruth, same address. They were married in January 2007.

Mortgage foreclosures

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

Bank of America, c/o 7105 Corporate Drive, Plano, Tex., filed against Christopher L. Rothwell and Jeffrey T. Chrysler, both of 5 Pauline Drive, South Abrington Township, over property at 195 Westwoods, aka, 195 Mill Run, Kidder Township. Sought is $143,854.33 and continuing interest.

Bank of America filed against Gerald S. and Meredith Matika, 402 E. Patterson St., Lansford, over property at that address. Sought is $51,755.88 and continuing interest.

Green Tree Servicing, c/o 7460 S. Kyrene Rd., Tempe, Ariz., filed against Mary Jane A. and Fernando L. Sagritalo, 99 Narragansett Trail, aka, 1040 Susquehanna Trail, Albrightsville, over property at that address. Sought is $203,066.34 and continuing interest.

Federal National Mortgage Association, c/o 145234 SW Millikan Way, Beaverton, Ore., filed against James S. Rockel Jr., 467 Franklin Ave., Palmerton, over property at that address. Sought is $95,497.20 and continuing interest.

Accident suit

John Weiser, 433 St. Peters Rd., Andreas, filed a civil action against Viera Kudela, 271 Bankway , Lehighton, seeking damages stemming from an auto accident.

The suit states on March 11, 2011, in the 200 block of Bankway, Lehighton, the plaintiff was operating his vehicle when the defendant opened a car door causing a collision with the plaintiff's vehicle. The plaintiff suffered injuries detailed in the suit.

Negligence is alleged against the defendant and sought are damages in excess of $50,000.

Bills owed

Two civil actions were filed by plaintiffs alleging bills owed to them for services rendered.

Hager Furniture Company Inc., 242-48 Delaware Ave., Palmerton, filed an action against Neil and Tracey Ettinger, 4546 Joshua Lane, Walnutport, claiming a bill for services provided is owed in the amount of $3,366.40 plus interest, costs, and fees.

United Inspection Services Inc., 1588 Center Ave., Jim Thorpe, in the business of conducting testing services in connection with construction projects, filed an action against Pittston Associates, Pittston Parners, 300 Market St., Johnstown.

The plaintiff claims it is owned a bill for services it provided the defendant. Sought is $29,242.39 plus interest, costs, and fees.

Credit defaults

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

Midland Funding, of San Diego, Calif., filed against Georgeanne Apgar, 42 Marshall Ave., Palmerton, seeking $1,061.12.

Equable Ascent Financial, Cherry Hill, N.J., filed two actions as follows: Freddie J. Lesher Jr., 490 Sand Quarry Rd., Palmerton, seeking $1,401.43; and Eric D. Craigie II, 517 North St., Jim Thorpe, seeking $1,633.96.