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Court News

Monday, April 22, 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 three actions as follows: Vincent J. Sweeney, 69 E. Garibaldi Ave., Nesquehoning, seeking $2,723.41; Doreen Matthews, Box 492, Albrightsville, seeking $7,052.88; and George A. Fendt, 701 Mountain Rd., Albrightsville, seeking $2,562.09.

Mortgageforeclosures

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

Saturday, April 20, 2013

Sues club

A property owner in the Lake Hauto development in Rush Township filed a civil suit against the management of the development for alleged water damages caused to a piece of property.

The action was started by Michelle K. Griffiths, 10 Spruce Terrace, and is against Lake Hauto Club which manages the development. The suit states that Spruce Terrance is an island and cul-de-sac, both which are situate to the northern side of her property and which is maintained by the club.

Monday, April 15, 2013

Auto crash suit

Barbara Braswell, individually and as parent and natural guardian of Todd Lawrence, 57 Chippewa Trail, Albrightsville; Colleen Dykas, individually and as parent and natural guardian of Zachary Dykas, 12 Jane Court, Albrightsville; and Ali Capobianco, individually and has parent or natural guardian of Ali Capobianc Jr., 15 E. Port Rd., Albrightsville, filed suit against Carl E. Hinkson, 190 Broad Mountain View, Jim Thorpe.

Saturday, April 13, 2013

File for divorce

Lawrence Petrole, 724 Claremont Avenue, Tamaqua R.D., started a divorce action against Sara Petrole, 346 W. Blaine St., McAdoo. They were married July 10, 2004.

Jennifer K. DeMarco filed suit for divorce against Jason DeMarco, both of 218 Clay St., Tamaqua. They were married June19, 2004.

Foreclosure

U.S. Bank National Association filed against Michael D. Hannoch, 94 Grier Avenue, Barnesville, a complaint in mortgage foreclosure against his property claiming the principal owed on the mortgage was $68,478.81 plus interest and costs.

Monday, April 8, 2013

Granted divorce

Angela Stahl, 229 Orwigsburg St., Tamaqua, was granted a divorce from Timothy M. Stahl, E. Elm St., Tamaqua. They were married April 7, 1993.

John P. Hartman was granted a divorce from Keely A. Hartman, both of Auburn. They were married Nov. 29, 1202.

Daryl A. Emerich, Orwigsburg, was granted a divorce from Kevin A. Emerich, 51 Hope Avenue, New Ringgold. They were married Oct. 22, 1988.

File for divorce

Friday, April 5, 2013

Revenue from deeds

Carbon County Recorder of Deeds Emmett P. McCall reported his office recorded 176 deeds, 216 mortgages and 414 other writs during the month of March.

As a result of those transactions, McCall turned over to the Carbon County General Fund the sum of $28,963.35. A breakdown of that revenue includes: transfer fees, $23,927; data processing fees, $1,917.01; notaries, $140; commission on transfers and writs, $1,858.54; and Affordable Housing administrative fee, $1,120.80.

Friday, April 5, 2013

Revoke ARD

Six defendants were removed by Senior Judge D. Michael Stine from the Accelerated Rehabilative Disposition (ARD) probation program for first time offenders, after a hearing held in the Schuylkill County Court. They were:

Joseph Talma Beaufort, 21, Pottsville, for failing to notify his probation officer of a new arrest. His case was returned to the trial list and he faces charges brought by Pottsville Patrolman Eugene M. Yourey, of possession of a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Deeds recorded

East Penn Township

Karen A. Hope Kistler to Bruce Steigerwalt, 1229 E. Lizard Creek Road, Lehighton, property at 1229 E. Lizard Creek Road, $167,000.

Franklin Township

301 Scotch Court Land Trust to Brett A. Renninger, 103 Scotch Court, Lehighton, Lot 3, Silver Hills Farm Residential Subdivision, $300,000.

Jim Thorpe

Jason T. Sheckler to Jason T. Sheckler, 27 Teaberry Trail, Jim Thorpe, property at 27 Teaberry Trail, $1.

PNC Bank, N.A., to Matthew S. Dunbar, 516 South Ave., Jim Thorpe, property at 516 South Ave., $48,100.

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Roof repair dispute

Floyd and Marian Hoffman, 190 Decker Lane, Weatherly, filed a civil complaint against Nick Degiglio, general contractor, of 208 E. Centre St., Nesquehoning; Donald Keck, dba, Keck Roofing & Siding Supply Co., 611-617 Maple St., Hazleton; and IKO Manufacturing Inc., 120 Hay Rd., Wilmington, Del.

The suit states the plaintiffs' purhcased shingles from Keck to replace the roof on their residence, at a cost of $5,756. Degiglio was hired to provide labor to replace the roof at a cost of $8,000.

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Motion to dismiss

A motion to dismiss petition filed with the county court by a defendant in a pending criminal case, has been denied in a 17 page memorandum opinion issued by a county judge.

Michael T. Degilio, 42, of Dogwood Drive, Bear Creek Lake Estates, Penn Forest Township, a licensed psychologist, filed a motion to dismiss the charges pending against him because the Commonwealth violated Rule 600 which mandates a person charged with a crime must be brought to trial within a certain time frame.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

Antoinette J. Fazio to Celeste Fazio, 25 W. Cherry St., Tresckow, property at 25 W. Cherry St., $1.

Beaver Meadows

Steven Yackanicz to Karen Yackanicz, Box 21, Beaver Meadows, property at 19 and 25 Tamaqua St., $1.

East Penn Township

Tiffany Oakley to Keith Hurst, San Marcos, Tex., property at 1607 E. Lizard Creek Road, $158,000.

Franklin Township

J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, N.A., to Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Oklahoma City, Okla., property at 213 Held St., $1.

Saturday, March 30, 2013

Tamaqua man

William David Lee, 38, also known as Southern Dave, whose last known address was Tamaqua, pleaded guilty to a simple assault charge and was sentenced by Judge John E. Domalakes to serve six to 12 months in the county prison, pay $50 to Criminal Justence Enhancement Account (CJEA) fund, a $50 monthly supervision, make restitution of $812.12 to the Department of Public Welfare, and $50 to the district attorney for a bench warrant issued to bring him to court.

Saturday, March 30, 2013

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

The Most Rev. John O. Barres, STD, JCL, DD, to The Most Rev. John O. Barres, McAdoo, two transactions, parcels No. 130A-4-A36.01 and 130A-4-A37, $1 each.

The Most Rev. John O. Barres, STD, JCL, DD, to Gerard Edward Grega Jr., 2432 Wetzel Run Drive, Weatherly, property at 14 S. Chestnut St., $65,000.

Bowmanstown

Francine M. Solt to Bradon Solt, 633 E. White St., Bowmanstown, property at 633 E. White St., $1.

Franklin Township

Friday, March 29, 2013

Warrant hearing

Barry Berger, 33, Ringtown, had the bench warrant dissolved by Judge John E. Domalakes after a hearing and his current bail restored with stipulations that he must reside at Bethesda Mission or Paxton Mission, Harrisburg, must not possess nor consume alcohol or illegal substances and must attend all future court proceedings.

He was brought in on a bench warrant after he failed to appear at a district judge's office for a preliminary hearing. The judge ordered his case placed on the next trial list.

Friday, March 29, 2013

Mortgageforeclosures

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 Joleen Lee Kumangai, 404 S. Shamokin St., Shamokin, over property at 282-284 W. Snyder Ave., Lansford. Sought is $71,415.29 and continuing interest.

Bank of America filed against Danielle M. and Cory A. Hartsell, 122 Center Rd., Lehighton, over property at that address. Sought is $176,901.04 and continuing interest.

Friday, March 29, 2013

Deeds recorded

Bowmanstown

Patrick W. Trotter to Terri Sue Trotter, 664 Fireline Road, Palmerton, property at 664 Fireline Road, $1.

East Penn Township

Frank Grosseibl to Del Barket, Schnecksville, Tract 2, Vacation Homesites, Section 1, $7,000.

Franklin Township

Richard Koszarek to Richard Koszarek, Garfield, N.J., lots 13 and 14, Section 1, Kriss Pines Executive Estates, $1.

Warren C. Kromer to Lucas W. Kromer, 154 Birch Drive, Lehighton, property at 154 Birch Drive, $1.

Jim Thorpe

Monday, March 25, 2013

Divorces granted

Hans A. Shinton, 119 Lafayette St., Tamaqua, was granted a divorce from Amy D. Shinton, 108 N. Third St., Hamburg. They were married June 19, 1999.

Mary Ann Weiksner was granted a divorce from Daniel J. Weiksner, both of 545 McIntosh Lane, Andreas. They were married May 8, 1993.

Debra Confair, Tremont, was granted a divorce from Harry L. Confair Jr., Gratz, They were married Oct. 15, 1994.

Jeffrey Dale Blankenhorn, Pine Grove, was granted a divorce from Carol Ann Blankenhorn, Auburn. They were married Aug. 8, 1995.

Monday, March 25, 2013

Property transfers

Edward M. and Patricia A. Dougherty to Rose A. Hastings and Stacy L. Harris, property at 131 Walnut St., Tuscarora, Schuylkill Township, $96,900.

Jay P. Brubaker and Regina S. Brubaker, Weedsport, N.Y., to Ethan R. and Maria J. Petre, West Penn Township, a 33,673 square feet parcel and 0.47 of an acre lot located along the right side of SR309 in West Penn Township, $1 (full consideration $270,000).

Saturday, March 23, 2013

Deeds recorded

Beaver Meadows

Steven P. Yackanicz to James Straight, 44 Tamaqua St., P.O. Box 279, Beaver Meadows, property at 44-46 Tamaqua St., $94,000.

Bowmanstown

Wendy K. Sterling to Beebledid, LLC, 111 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton, property at 416-418 Ore St., $115,000.

East Penn Township

Barbara M. Reppert to Stephen A. Manser, 58 N. Kittatinny Road, Lehighton, property at 58 N. Kittatinny Road, $88,000.

Franklin Township

Jason T. Ahner to Donna Lou Ahner, 1313 Indian Hill Road, Lehighton, property at 495 Maury Road, $1.

Saturday, March 23, 2013

Divorces granted

The following divorce decrees were signed by the county court.

Jessica M. Delong, 797 Elm St., Lehighton, from James Delong Jr., same address.

Janine M. Baltz, 34 Lentz Ave., Lehighton, from Glenn Baltz, 487 Blue Ridge Rd., Saylorsburg.

Belinda Jones, 245 Edgemont Ave., Palmerton, from Todd D. Jones, 3770 Fireline Rd., Palmerton.

Dennis A. Klotz, 775 Mahoning Drive East, Lehighton, from Christina Klotz, 1338 Mahoning Drive East, Lehighton.

Lorraine A. Padgett, 67 Fawn Rd., Jim Thorpe, from Richard M. Padgett, same address.