Divorces granted

The following divorce decrees were signed by the county court.

Jennifer A. Walter, 50 Kipling Lane, Albrightsville, from John H. Walter, same address.

Benjamin Rodriguez, 146 Oak Drive, Lehighton, from Anna M. Rodriguez, 661 McKinley St., Hazleton.

Phillip M. Otto, 640 Cypress St., Lehighton, from Karen Otto, same address.

Dean A. Messinger, 237 Avenue A, Palmerton, from Pamela Messinger, 422 Jackson St., Eveleth, Minn.

Lucy Akers, 340 N. First St., Lehighton, from Bradley Akers, 158 Delaware Ave., Palmerton.

Cynthia Shea, 237 Avenue A, Palmerotn, from Edward Shea, 110 Maple Drive, Palmerton.

James A. Lewis, 414 White St., Weissport, from Linda L. Lewis, 333 White St., Weissport.

Donna L. Derrick, 5420 Ledge Rd., Slatington, from Russell T. Derrick, 359 Forge St., Bowmanstown.

Tracey Crozier, 175 Beaver Run Rd., Lehighton, from Ward Crozier Jr., same address.

Pat Saunders, 3920 Interchange Rd., Lehighton, from Bruce Saunders, same address.

Divorces started

Edward McDonald, 27 Porter Drive, Jim Thorpe, filed against Theresa McDonald, same address. They were married Aug. 25, 1990.

Colin Lee Solt Jr., 620 Craig St., Box 32, Bowmanstown, filed against Eloise Berry Solt, 775 Fireline Rd., Box 253, Bowmanstown. They were married Nov. 5, 2005.

Jason R. Laub, 1355 Greenwood St., Palmerton, filed against Samantha L. Laub, same address. They were married Feb. 25, 1995.

John Falatko, Box 1590, Albrightsville, filed against Suzanne Falatko, 178 Haverford Drive, Laflin, Luzerne County. They were married Sept. 23, 2001.

Shannon McAward, 103 Canal St., Lehighton, filed against Jeremiah P. McAward Jr., 300 Franklin St., Weissport. They were married Oct. 15, 2000.

Sandra L. Everett, 1410 Indian Hill Rd., Lehighton, filed against Michael R. Everett, same address. They were married Aug. 4, 1990.

Robert Gutekunst, 233 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton, filed against Lori Gutekunst, same address. They were married Oct. 17, 1992.

Jennifer E. Englert, 2 Edgemont Rd., Lansford, filed against Walter Engler, 1011 Lehigh St., Tamaqua. They were married Oct. 17 1992.

Mortgageforeclosures

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

Citifinancial Services, 1111 Northpoint Drive, Coppell, Tex., filed an action against Terrance Lusch, as administrator of the Estate of Robert Reese, 210 S. Oak St., Summit Hill, over property at that address. Sought is $66,790.28 and continuing interest.

Fairway Consumer Discount Co., 8 Marion St., Luzerne, Luzerne County, filed an action against William S. French, 193 Mountain Drive, White Haven, Kidder Township, over property at that address. Sought is $41,383.49 and continuing interest.

HSBC Mortgage Services, 636 Grand Regency Blvd., Brandon, Fla., filed an action against Andrew W. Montelius and Diane K. Montelius, aka, Diane Kashuba Montelius, Box 1437, Albrightsville, over property at 36 Chapman Circle, Penn Forest Twp. Sought is $247,042.31 and continuing interest.

HSBC filed an action against Joseph M. Hancharick Jr., 709 n. First St., Lehighton, over property at that address. Sought is $118,446.51 and continuing interest.

Wells Fargo Bank, 3476 Stateview Blvd., Fort Mill, S.C., filed an action against Clair F. Troxell, 614-616 Ore St., Bowmanstown, over property at that address. Sought is $15,256.79 and continuing interest.

National City Bank, 3232 New Mark Drive, Miamisburg, Ohio, filed an action against Mercelita M. and Dennis P. Evia, 162 Pattern Circle, Albrightsville, over property at that address. Sought is $263,874.98 and continuing interest.

Citimortgage Inc., 1000 Technology Drive, O'Fallon, Ohio, filed an action against Daniel Rex, 432 N. Second St., Lehighton, over property at that address. Sought is $87,517.28 and continuing interest.

BAC Home Loans Servicing, 7105 Corporate Drive, Plano, Tex., filed an action against Santa and Eva-Marie Rodriguez, 120 Coal St., Lehighton, over property at that address. Sought is $69,247.41 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.

Chase Bank USA, 3700 Wiseman Blvd., San Antonio, Tex., filed against James Nelson, 30 W. Holland St., Apt. 3, Summit Hill, seeking $5,593.27.

Worlds Foremost Bank, Box 11848, Harrisburg, filed against Lewis Emens, 1205 Forest St., Lehighton, seeking $4,055.82.

CACH, 4340 S. Monaco St., Denver, Colo., filed against Elaine Sebelin, 251 W. Railroad St., Nesquehoning, seeking $35,914.47.

Discover Bank, 6500 New Albany Rd., New Albany, Ohio, filed against Jonathan W. Young, 105 Broadway, Jim Thorpe, seeking $9,144.66.

Capital One Bank, 600 Broadhollow Rd. Melville, N.Y., filed two actions as follows: Jean M. Reabold, 1215 Smith Lane Rd., Lehighton, seeking $2,376.87; and Peter J. Snyder, 1635 Pine Run Rd., Lehighton, seeking $1,242.88.

Target National Bank, 3701 Wayzata Blvd., Minneapolis, Minn., filed against Kelly C. Frantz, 4 Deer Trail, Jim Thrope, seeking $1,886.56.

Bank of America, 275 S. Valencia Ave., Brea, Calif., filed against Richard E. Lacey, dba, R.S. General Contracting, 1900 Hemlock St., Palmerton, seeking $3,499.30.

Arrow Financial Services, c/o 520 Fellowship Rd., Mount Laurel, N.J., filed against Linda D. Nace, 51 Franklin Rd., Lehighton, seeking $5,004.17.

Loan defaults

First Commonwealth Federal Credit Union, Box 20450, Lehigh Valley, filed two actions alleging defaults on loans or credit lines. Names were Jill Guth, 144 E. Garibaldi Ave., Nesquehoning, seeking $5,138.66; and Bernard W. Dreher Jr., executor of the Estate of Florence R. Dreher, 932 Center St., Jim Thorpe, seeking $14,410.53.

Vehicle loan

Citifinancial Auto, 7958 S. Chester St., Englewood, Calif., filed an action against Robert Dennis, 1203 Indian Mountain Lakes, Albrightsville, alleging he defaulted on a motor vehicle installment sales contract. Sought is $20,559.67 and interest.

Bills owed

The Sherwin-Williams Company, 4352-27 Easton Ave., Bethlehem, filed an action against Michael Wagner, dba, Wag's Painting, 335 Lonesome Lane, Palmerton, alleging a bill is owed for merchandise sold and delivered. Sought is $7,871.29.

R.E. Michel Company Inc., Box 2318, Baltimore, Md., filed an action against HVAC Pro Inc., and Russell Crouch, both of 1987 SR534, Albrightsville, alleging a bill is due and owed for services. Sought is $21,894.02.