Divorces started

Brian A. Voorhees, 132 S. Fifth St., Apt. D-12, Lehighton, filed against Stacy A. Voorhees, 437 Cypress St., Lehighton. They were married Aug. 26, 2006.

Tara Sistrunk, 333 Iron St., Lehighton, filed against Tyrone D. Sistrunk, same address. They were married Sept. 8, 2001.

Credit defaults

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

Commonwealth Financial Systems, Inc., Dickson City, Pa., filed against Amanda M. Kresge, 2512 Hahn's Dairy Road, Palmerton, seeking $3,104.14 plus costs, interest and attorney's fees.

Barclay's Bank Delaware, Wilmington, Del., filed against Eugene M. Hettler, 123 S. Fourth St., Lehighton. Sought is $3,576,67, plus costs.

Advantage Assets II, Inc., Houston, Tex., filed against Matthew A. Steinmetz, 425 Hahn's Dairy Road, Palmerton. Sought is $1,570.57, plus costs.

Advantage Assets II, Inc.,. Houston, Tex., filed against Vanessa D. Gomez, 761 Edgemont Ave., Palmerton. Sought is $2,758.98, plus costs.

LVNV Funding, LLC, Greenville, S.C., filed against William J. Maurer, 137 Lentz Trail, Jim Thorpe. Sought is $1,257.37, plus costs.

Quiet title actions

All State Asset Management, LLC, 1933 State Rt. 903, Jim Thorpe, had filed six complaints in quiet title, seeking the court to issue orders and decrees that state the plaintiff is the legal owner of properties listed in the complaints, and enjoining the respective defendants from having any claim or right to the properties.

The defendants and the properties at question are:

Derek Thorne and Dawn Eure, Allentown, Mount Pocahontas Lot 2720, Section 4, Penn Forest Township.

Tito Marin and Magaly Marin, North Bergen, N.J., Towamensing Trails Lot 635, Section V, Penn Forest Township.

Ronulfa H. Morris, Teaneck, N.J., Pleasant Valley West Lot 523, Section E, Penn Forest Township.

Cathy L. Bennett, a/k/a Cathy L. Urie, Upper Chichester, Pa., Little Gap Estates Lot A50, Ironwood Road, Lower Towamensing Township.

Lorraine M. Marouchoc, 221 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe, property at 227 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. Also named in the suit as a defendant is the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency, Harrisburg, which, the complaint says, is a named lienholder of a mortgage on the property.

Fausto Guevara, Brooklyn, N.Y., property at 77 Broad St., Lot L4, Beaver Meadows. Also named in the suit as a defendant is the green Point Mortgage Funding, Inc., Novato, Calif., which, the complaint says, is a named lienholder of a mortgage on the property.

In each of the complaints, All State Asset Management says it purchased the respective properties, that were previously owned by the defendants, at an upset tax sale conducted by the Carbon County Tax Claim Bureau. The complaints say the defendants are in illegal possession of the properties the plaintiff now owns.

Mortgage foreclosures

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Fort Mill, S.C., filed against Daniel Long, 231 South St., Lehighton, over property at that address. Sought is the amount of the loan principal, interest and fees totaling $98,350.12, plus attorney's charges.

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Fort Mill, S.C., filed against Rosemarie McFadden, 182 Cold Spring Drive, Jim Thorpe, over a property at that address. Sought is the amount of the loan principal, interest and fees totaling $94,329.21, plus attorney's charges.