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Court News

Saturday, June 22, 2013

Mortgage

foreclosures

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

Bank of America, c/o 475 Crosspoint Parkway, Getzville, N.Y., filed against June I. Matthews, 2800 Longtown Rd., Ridgeway, S.C., over property at 107 Hawthorne Drive, Jim Thorpe. Sought is $164,332.61 and continuing interest.

Wells Fargo Bank, c/o 3476 Stateview Blvd., Fort Mill, S.C., filed against Eric Schwartz, 402 Lenape Lane, Phillipsburg, N.J., over property at 194 Pine Point Drive, Lake Harmony. Sought is $246,503.20 and continuing interest.

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Deeds recorded

East Penn Township

Dan W. Schleicher to Troy McFarland, 396 W. Lizard Creek Road, Lehighton, property on West Lizard Creek Road, $80,000.

Franklin Township

Clayton E. Hunsicker to U.S. Bank, N.A., Federal Way, Wash., property at 25 Evergreen Road, $1.

Sheriff of Carbon County to Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, McLean, Va., property at 302 Walnut St., $1.

Ruth Ann Orr to Deborah Danielson, Pompano Beach, Fla., vacant land, $1.

Jim Thorpe

Monday, June 17, 2013

Deeds recorded

Bowmanstown

Bruce Lamar Kuntz to Bruce L. Kuntz, 725 Mill St., Bowmanstown, property at 725 Mill St., $1.

Franklin Township

Sheriff of Carbon County to Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company, Williamsville, N.Y., property at 118 Franklin Road, $1.

Paul Lamar Ahner to Paul Lamar Ahner, 1810 Indian Hill Road, Lehighton, property at 1810 Indian Hill Road, $1.

Robert Baker to Matthew J. Patrick, 3937 Fairyland Road, Lehighton, property at 3937 Fairyland Road, $210,000.

Jim Thorpe

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Deeds recorded

Bruce M. and Mary Jo Schumin, Blackwood, N.J., to Michael W. Ghetti and Lisa J. Bozyday, Waterford, N.Y., Lot 147, WS Subdivision, Eagle Rock Resorts, East Union Township, $240,000.

David E. Belmat to Jane Marie Belmat, a mobile home and shed on the south side of Township Route 309 containing 1.769 acres in West Penn Township, $1 (transaction between husband and wife).

William G. Schwab, as trustee for David L. Kehler, Lehighton, to Lawrence Mulroy, Frackville, property on Lehigh Avenue, Frackville, $1 (full consideration $8,500).

Saturday, June 15, 2013

For plaintiffs

A civil jury panel found in favor of the plaintiffs in a trial held last week in the county court.

Michael and Mary Lou Harvan, 58 Floral Drive, Lehighton, filed suit against Tedianne Eckhart, 355 Upper Nis Hollow Drive, Lehighton, for damages over a automobile accident that occurred at the intersection of SR443 and E. Penn St., in Lehighton.

The suit stated Michael Harvan was operating a motorcycle on 443 when it was alleged that Eckhart failed to stop for a red traffic light and pulled into the path of the plaintiff.

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Deeds recorded

Beaver Meadows

CTC Manufacturing, Inc., to Paul F. Sateach, 35 Berwick St., Beaver Meadows, parcel No. 125A-5-B1,2.02, $15,000.

Raymond J. Sefchick to Paul F. Sateach, 35 Berwick St., Beaver Meadows, property at 19 Berwick St., $26,000.

East Penn Township

Deutsche Bank National Trust Company to Dan Schleicher, 1369 Dinkey Road, Lehighton, property at 1050 Dinkey Road, $31,299.

Bill H. Johnson to Bill H. Johnson, 2556 W. Lizard Creek Road, Lehighton, property at 2556 W. Lizard Creek Road, $1.

Franklin Township

Friday, June 14, 2013

Prothonotary's report

A total of 406 cases were started in May in the office of Carbon County Prothonotary Joann M. Behrens, according to a monthly statistical report released by the officeholder. A breakdown of the cases is as follows:

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Credit defaults

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

Asset Acceptance, Warren, Mich., filed two actions as follows: John J. Eisenhower, 55 W. High St., Nesquehoning, seeking $2,843.44; and Michael P. Mele, 76 Porter Drive, Jim Thorpe, seeking $3,642.70.

LVNV Funding, Greenville, S.C., filed two actions as follows: Robert Gower, 60 Margaret St., Palmerton, seeking $10,730.58; and Charles Wieland, 1045 Indian Mountain Lakes, Albrightsville, seeking $2,827.37.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

File for divorce

Annette Postie, 626 Fairview St., Tamaqua R.D., filed suit for divorce from Frederick Andrew Postie, 301 Morea Road, Mahanoy Township. They were married April 29, 1995.

Divorce granted

Angela Leffler was granted a divorce from Cory Leffler, both of Pine Grove. They were married Sept. 9, 2006.

Non-jury trials

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

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 William Kovolenko Jr., 228 Behrens Rd., Jim Thorpe, over property at 15 White Oak St., Jim Thorpe. Sought is $164,772.54 and continuing interest.

Monday, June 10, 2013

Deeds recorded

Penn Forest Township

Norman P. Otis to Karan C. Mazzoni, 82 Drakes Drive, Jim Thorpe, property at 82 Drakes Drive, $215,000.

Dora Martino to Alfonso Martino, Tinton Falls, N.J., Lot 11, Penn Forest Acres, $1.

Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation to Joseph E. Swerk, Newtown, Pa., Towamensing Trails Lot 62, Section VI, $128,360.58.

Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation to Marc Keitel, Manorville, N.Y., property at 30 Katu Trail, Albrightsville, $23,000.

Monday, June 10, 2013

Mortgage foreclosure

Bayview Loan Servicing, LLC, Coral Gables, Fla., started a suit against Jacob Younatanov, Jamaica Estates, N.Y., claiming the defendant has failed to keep up mortgage payments on property at 301 W. Broad St., Tamaqua, and seeks a judgment in amount of $196,819.50 plus interest and costs.

Divorcers granted

Thomas M. Rabenold, Box 302, Tamaqua, was granted a divorce from Dawn L. Rabenold, 446 Arlington St., Tamaqua. They were married Oct. 15, 1998.

Thursday, June 6, 2013

File for divorce

Bernard Gigli,175B Pine Hill Road, New Ringgold, filed suit for divorce from Brenda Gigli, 3 Diaz Avenue, Nesquehoning. They were married Aug. 29, 1998.

Holly Ellen Owen filed suit for divorce from Thomas Daniel Owen Jr., both of 206 Market St., Cumbola, BlytheTownship;. They were married March 26, 2004.

Richard Sillers, 12 Trenton St., Mahanoy City, filed for divorce from Brenda Sillers, also known as Brenda Gollis, 210 W. Lloyd St., Shenandoah; They were married April 18, 2001.

Divorces granted

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Divorces granted

The following divorce decrees have been signed by the county court.

Robbie Frey, 224 Springhouse Rd., Lehighton, from Kerrie Frey, same address.

Angela L. Moyer, 437 E. Abbott St., Lansford, from Daryl A. Rex, 1866 Dinkey Rd., Ashfield.

Arlene Aguirre, 24 Holland St., Nesquehoning, from Carlos L. Aguirre, 208 S. Oak St., Summit Hill.

John F. Bower Jr., 248 S. Third St., Lehighton, from Nicole Bower, 180 Creekside Manor Drive, Lehighton.

Antoinette Kuhns, 320 N. First St., Lehighton, from Todd M. Kuhns, 162 Sassafras Rd., Lehighton.

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

Fannie Mae to Michael S. Klesh, Hazleton, property at 62 Main St., P.O. Box 112R, Beaver Meadows, $29,000.

Bowmanstown

Jean E. Balliet to William S. Parsons III, 629 Hamilton St., Bowmanstown, property at 629 Hamilton St., $110,000.

Franklin Township

Brett A. Renninger to Brett A. Renninger, 103 Scotch Court, Lehighton, Lot 3, Silver Hills Farm residential Subdivision, $1.

Jim Thorpe

Kevin J. Doll to Kevin J. Doll, 900 Lehigh St., Jim Thorpe, property at 900 Lehigh St., $1.

Kidder Township

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Sue Barnesville man

A civil suit was started by Kevin and Diane Moncavage, 116 Dutch Road, Ashland, against Charles T. Reed II, of 16 Stoney Lane, Barnesville, for alleged injuries suffered in a two car accident.

The suit claims on May 9, 2012, Kevin Moncavage was traveling on Pine Creek Drive and when he approached Gulph Road and SR1018 an intersection street, claims Reed drove his vehicle through a stop sign and into his path and caused a collision. Moncavage and his wife are seeking damages in excess of $50,000 for injuries he suffered.

Mortgageforeclosures

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

Jeffrey A. Marks to Matthew l. Keim, 3 Garfield St., Junedale, property at 3 Garfield St., $25,000.

MAG Partnership of Luzerne County to Fegley Vault, Inc., McAdoo, property at 10 E. Kline Road, $192,000.

Beaver Meadows

Richard A. Kusek to Danette E. Kusek, 58 Penn St., Beaver Meadows, property at 58 Penn St., $1.

Franklin Township

Patricia B. Cury to Terry Lee Miller, 1126 Main Road, Lehighton, property at 1126 Main Road, $160,000.

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Fall suit

Monica Matula, 229 W. Abbott St., Lansford, filed a civil action against Thomas and Betty Ferrence, 539 E. Center St., Nesquehoning.

The suit states on June 29, 2011, the plaintiff was a invited guest at 7-9 Ludlow St., Summit Hill, property that is owned by the defendants, when she was caused to slip, trip and stumble while descending a stairway located on the right side of the building. She sustained injuries detailed in the suit.

Carelessness and negligence is alleged against the defendants and sought are damages in excess of the arbitration amount.

Monday, June 3, 2013

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

Alejandro Portes to Guery Domingo Romero, New York, N.Y., property at 48 Coxeville Road, $42,292.

Jeffrey William Alber to Susan K. Alber, 64 E. Oak St., Tresckow, property at 64 E. Oak St., $1.

Franklin Township

Patricia B. Cury to Terry Lee Miller, 1126 Main Road, Lehighton, property at 1126 Main Road, $160,000.

Paul T. Snyder to Carl A. Procopio, Staten Island, N.Y., Lot 2, Paul T. and Anna M. and David M. Snyder Minor Subdivision, $90,000.

Jim Thorpe

Monday, June 3, 2013

Mortgage

foreclosures

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

JP Morgan Chase Bank National Association, c/o 3415 Vision Drive, Columbus, Ohio, filed against Shannon M. Skalski and David M. Stoelker, 330 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe, over property at that address. Sought is $98,663.03 and continuing interest.

Bank of America, c/o 7105 Corporate Drive, Plano, Tex., filed against Dennis R. Harris and Dennis L. Harris, 27 Katu Trail, Albrightsville, over property at that address. Sought is $174,779 and continuing interest.