Credit defaults

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

American Express Centurion Bank, Salt Lake City, Utah, filed against Wayne Winters, 25 W. Main St., Weatherly, seeking $5,247.06.

Ability Recovery Services, Wyoming, filed against Maureen Conroy, 271 Avenue B, Palmerton, seeking $7,399.28.

Asset Acceptance, Warren, Mich., filed two actions as follows: Jolene Berger, 122 North Ave., Jim Thorpe, seeking $2,472.17; and Ewa Klecha, 469 Forest St., Lehighton, seeking $6,204.41.

Discover Bank, Jenkintown, filed against Justin L. Gombert, 256 N. Second St., Lehighton, seeking $6,966.22.

Dell Financial Services, Philadelphia, filed against Matthew Solt, 885 Club Rd., Palmerton, seeking $2,636.05.

Midland Funding, Jenkintown, filed two actions as follows: Mary Minich, 52 Butz St., Weatherly, seeking $1,697.76; and David Moreira, 231 Alum St., Lehighton, seeking $7,215.10.

Citibank, Sioux Falls, S.D., filed against Kenneth J. Barnes, 145 W. 18th St., Jim Thorpe, seeking $8,008.70.

LVNV Funding, Greenville, S.C., filed two actions as follows: Margaret Ventrella, 75 Yellow Run Rd., Jim Thorpe, seeking $2,163.13; and Anthony Chambliss, 139 Columbia Ave., Palmerton, seeking $3,926.63.

Mortgage foreclosures

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

Bank of America, c/o 7106 Corporate Drive, Plano, Tex., filed against Jeffrey J. and Richelle L. Piccirillo, 43 Elliot Lane, Albrightsville, over property at that address. Sought is $139,765.83 and continuing interest.

Bank of America filed against Paul A. Fretz, 52 MacCauley Rd., Albrightsville, over property at that address. Sought is $170,750.27 and continuing interest.

Bank of America filed against Suzanne Berger and Patricia A. Topley, 520 Saucon View Drive, Bethlehem, over property at 771 Edgemont Ave., Palmerton. Sought is $123,106 and continuing interest.

Bank of America filed against Donna Pappas, 148 Mountain Rd., Albrightsville, over property at that address. Sought is $121,219.03 and continuing interest.

Bank of America filed against Jennifer A. and Kevin R. Behler, 92 Hillsdie Ave., Palmerton, over property at that address. Sought is $67,804.88 and continuing interest.

Citimortgage Inc., c/o 1000 Technology Drive, O'Fallon, Ohio, filed against Glenn G. Getz, 901 Main Rd., Lehighton, over property at 400 White St., Weissport. Sought is $85,846.67 and continuing interest.

Citimortgage filed against Richard A. and Melanie Wehr, 1200 Spruce Hollow Rd., Palmerton, over property at that address. Sought is $371,583.95 and continuing interest.

Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, c/o 1661 Worthington Rd., West Palm Beach, Fla., filed against Cheryl L. Burnham, 206 N. Foothill Rd., Albrightsville, over property at that address. Sought is $63,804.19 and continuing interest.

Ocwen Loan Servicing, c/o 3451 Hammond Ave., Waterloo, Iowa, filed against Carlos Aguirre, 208 S. Oak St., Summit Hill, over property at that address. Sought is $80,565.01 and continuing interest.

Divorces started

Vickie Behler, 237 Harvard Ave., Palmerton, filed against Lonnie Behler, 165 Molly Drive, Palmerton. They were married April 6, 1996.

Devon Alan Frey, 502 Franklin Ave., Palmerton, filed against Lauren Faye Frey, 2600 Appian Way, Green Bay, Wis. They were married Dec. 29, 2012.

Carol A. Ockenhouse, 149 W. Holland St., Summit Hill, filed against Matthew E. Ockenhouse, same address. They were married July 15. 1994.

Holly A. McCole, 40 Rhume St., Apt. 2, Nesquehoning, filed against John C. McCole, 17 E. Railroad St., Nesquehoning. They were married May 1, 1999.

Robert A. Sarnowski, 612 Mahoning St., Lehighton, filed against Reyna Sarnowski, same address. They were married March 6, 1999.

Bill owed

Lehigh Valley Hospital, 1200 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., Allentown, filed a civil action against Robert Snyder Jr., 266 E. Patterson St., Lansford, alleging he owes a bill for services provided by the plaintiff. Sought is $75,939.81 plus interest, costs, and fees.

Dog bite suit

Lloyd Vought, 12 Keats Lane, Albrightsville, has filed a civil action against Lenny Kozentski, 26 Tennyson Lane, Albrightsville, and Cheryl Kozentski, 10 Sunnyside Drive, Kenvil, N.J., over a dog bite.

The suit states on Oct. 8, 2011, the plaintiff was talking with Lenny Kozentski, who was inside a vehicle, when a Dachshund dog named Baxter, attacked and bit Vought on the mouth causing injuries which are detailed in the suit. Lenny Kozentski is named as defendant for having possession and control of the dog and Cheryl Kozentski was named as the owner of the dog.

Negligence is alleged and sought are damages not in excess of $50,000 on each of three counts.