Divorces started

Berlyn R. Troxell Jr., 620 E. Front St., Lansford, filed against Angelia S. Troxell, 31 N. Railroad St., Tamaqua. They were married Dec. 9, 2007.

Mark Rawlins, 8 Panther Run Rd., Jim Thorpe, filed against Christine Rawlins, same address. They were married Aug. 17, 2002.

Janine M. Baltz, 34 Lentz Ave., Lehighton, filed against Glenn Baltz, 487 Blue Ridge Rd., Saylorsburg. They were married June 24, 2000.

Jennifer Heisner, 155 Pineridge Drive, Lehighton, filed against Brandon Heisner, 457 W. Church St., Apt. 1, Slatington. They were married Aug. 21, 2008.

Sandra L. Marola, 630 Evergreen Rd., Lehighton, filed against Gene V. Marola, same address. They were married Aug. 11, 1984.

Sara E. Backora, 24 Beaver Run Rd., Box 2023, Albrightsville, filed against Alexander K. Backora, 509 Hickory Lane, Albrightsville. They were married May 21, 2004.

Credit defaults

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

Portfolio Recovery Associates, Philadelphia, filed against Michael C. Lewis, 3780 Forest Inn Rd., Palmerton, seeking $3,461.66.

Discover Bank, New Albany, Ohio, filed against Lorne D. Kresge, 2515 Hahns Dairy Rd., Palmerton, seeking $8,273.20.

Action in Replevin

Ally Financial Inc., of 2740 Arthur St., Roseville, Minn., filed an action In Replevin against David E. and Charlotte Alberswerth, 154 Lauderburn Ave., Weatherly, alleging they defaulted on a financial agreement. Sought is $19,456.19 plus interest, costs and fees.

Auto crash suit

Alan Fajta, 601 W. Lizard Creek Rd., Lehighton, filed a civil action against Fred Kempf, 145 Wild Creek Rd., Jim Thorpe, and Allstate Fire and Casualty Insurance Co., of Northbrook, Ill.

The suit states a automobile crash occurred on June 26, 2011, along Jefferon St., in Franklin Township, in which a vehicle operated by Kempf allegedly collided into a vehicle driven by Fajta.

Negligence is alleged against the defendant for the crash and sought are damages "in excess of the amount requiring compulsory arbitration."

Concrete dispute

Frank Shemansik, of 410 Kenneth Lane, Palmerton, filed a civil complaint against Sikorsky Concrete Products, 760 Little Gap Rd., Palmerton.

The suit states the plaintiff purchased from the defendant concrete for the construction of a in-ground pool. The concrete was delivered on Aug. 26, 2010, the suit states.

The suit alleges that about 35 days after delivery of the concrete, it failed due to cracking. The plaintiff had the concrete tested and it was determined that the concrete did not meet the specified 4,000 pounds per square inch, which caused it to fail, the suit also alleges.

The suit further charges because of the failed concrete the plaintiff had to demolish the failed pool installation and reconstruct the pool at an additional cost.

Sought are damages of $39,135.26 plus interest and costs.

Mortgage

foreclosures

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

Bank of America, c/o 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., Simi Valley, Calif., filed against Paul E. and Gwendolyn J. Hendricks, 1358 Hudson Drive, Weatherly, over property at 217 Dean Grey Alley, aka, 217 rear, Fifth St., Weatherly. Sought is $122,878.49 and continuing interest.

Bank of America filed against Scott J. and Kimberly Ledo, 178 Lehigh Ave., Palmerton, over property at 55 Laurel Way, Palmerton. Sought is $227,666.32 and continuing interest.

Bank of America filed against Joseph and Stacey I. Jachowicz, 43 Columbus Ave., Nesquehoning, over property at that address. Sought is $93,702.07 and continuing interest.

Nationstar Mortgage, c/o 350 Highland Drive, Lewisville, Tex., filed against unknown heirs, successors, assigns, of Rodger B. Robinson, deceased, who are believed to be Timothy Robinson, Andrew Robinson, and Nancy R. Robinson, the suit states, over property at 789 Church St., Palmerton. Sought is $69,864.56 and continuing interest.

The Bank of New York, c/o 475 Crosspoint Parkway, Getzville, N.Y., filed against Michael A. and Ora Macaluso, 4 Weiland Circle, Albrightsville, over property at that address. Sought is $160,934.84 and continuing interest.

First Niagara Bank, 6950 S. Transit Rd., Lockport, N.Y., filed against Alfonso J. and Pamela G. Sebia, 305 Mill Rd., Lehighton, over property at that address. Sought is $270,957.78 and continuing interest.

Wells Fargo Bank, c/o 101 N. Phillips Ave., Sioux Falls, S.D., filed against Patricia A. Hawk, 29 Weaver Lane, Lehighton, over property at that address. Sought is $152,671.39 and continuing interest.