Divorces granted

The following divorce decrees were signed by the county court.

Kelly S. Strauch, 640 Columbia Ave., Palmerton, from William W. Strauch, same address.

Matthew Bonser, 205 Vine St., Lehighton, from Amy Bonser, 60 Willow St., Lehighton.

Scott Ledo, 55 Laurel Way, Palmerton, from Kimberly M. Ledo, same address.

Joyce Ann Schuster, Box 24LE, Saylorsburg R.4, from Jonathan Schuster, 919 Edgemont Ave., Palmerton.

Justin B. Smith, 18 Ashton Rd., Collegeville, from Lauri A. McCurdy Smith, 273 Washington Square, Telford.

Donna K. Kester, 1983 Indian Hill Rd., Lehighton, from Scott R. Kester, 604 1/2 E. Ridge St., Lansford.

Richard A. Frank Jr., 2605 Cherry Hill Rd., Palmerton, from Barbara A. Frank, 3625 Dorney Park Rd., Allentown.

Leonard Lowman Jr., 880 Brenkman Drive, Weatherly, from Dina H. Lowman, 1108 Brenkman Drive, Weatherly.

Charles Lee Romito, 225 W. Water St., Lansford, from Shawneen Marie Romito, 63 Willow Ave., Slatington.

Alvin C. Mangold, 90 Lipo Way, Albrightsville, from Natalie Mangold, same address.

Regina Scherer, 607 Onoko Lane, Jim Thorpe, from Michael Scherer, 137 Broadview Drive, Jim Thorpe.

Danielle L. Stein, 225 N. Third St., Lehighton, from Jeremy A. Stein, 788 Jamestown Drive, Lehighton.

James Romanuski, 84 North Ave., Jim Thorpe, from Lisa Ann Romanuski, same address.

William R. Reabold III, 140 W. Garibaldi Ave., Nesquehoning, from Kathleen Reabold, 510 Silk St., Jim Thorpe.

Penny L. Roth, Box 335, Hamburg, from Paul J. Roth, 533 Ore St., Bowmanstown.

Edna M. Floyd, 216 S. 48th St., Philadelphia, from Larry D. Money, 7603 Elmwood Ave., Philadelphia.

Jarad M. Yeastedt, 401 North St., Jim Thorpe, from Tanya M. Yeastedt, 331 White St., Weissport.

Eric M. Bierman, 1629 E. Lizard Creek Rd., Lehighton, from Tiffany L. Bierman, 434 S. Third St., Lehighton.

Ashley L. Porambo, 444 E. Bertsch St., Lansford, from Andrew E. Porambo, 611 E. Abbott St., Lansford.

Leonard Easterday, 77 Regency Square, Newport News, Va., from Ruth Easterday, 221 Ashley Ave., Lehighton.

Angela Solt, 223 E. Catawissa St., Nesquehoning, from Terry Solt, 66 Rock St., Lehighton.

Julie M. Valle, 79 Hemlock Drive, Jim Thorpe, from Dervin Valle, 2327 Branch Ave., Kissimmee, Fla.

David D. Wilms, 168 Wylie Circle, Albrightsville, from Christy L. Wilms, 59 Fairyland Rd., Lehighton.

Kira Lacey, 355 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe, from James Lacey, 145 Ridge St., Lansford.

Scott Andrews, 2016 Indian Hill Rd., Lehighton, from Angelique Dalessio, 226 W. Bertsch St., Lansford.

Jennifer J. Faucett, 34 Montello Rd., Reading, from James E. Faucett, 37 W. Ridge St., Lansford.

Vernon S. Parsons, 333 Stone Church Rd., Mount Bethel, from Sherry D. Parsons, 2586 Buch Mountain Rd., Weatherly.

John Tegetholf, 2975 57 Road, Kunkletown, from Shirley Tegethoff, same address.

Alyssa Russell, 303 Fourth St., Weatherly, from Kevin Russell, 6106 Elton Court, Slatington.

Donna Jones, 347 W. White Bear Drive, Summit Hill, from Ryan Jones, 19 N. Oak St., Summit Hill.

Monique Obialo, 98 Oiute Trail, Albrightsville, from Paschali Obialo, 98 Piute Trail, Albrightsville.

Jonathan M. Demarest, 118 W. Main St., Bath, from Kelly Ann Demarest, 217 S. Third St., Lehighton.

Bruce G. Miller Jr., 85 Clearview Rd., Palmerton, from Michelle J. Miller, 221 Columbia Ave., Palmerton.

Rachel Searfoss, 729 Mahoning Drive, Lehighton, from Timothy Searfoss, 12 Fairyland Rd., Lehighton.

Jennifer Mason, 49 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe, from Mark Mason, 1321 Mahoning Drive East, Lehighton.

Bryan Berger, 111 W. Ridge St., Nesquehoning, from Devon Leibig, 531 E. Bertsch St., Lansford.

Peggy Sue Cope, 85 Dogwood Drive, Jim Thorpe, from Jason D. Cope, 4445 Forest St., Lehighton.

Divorces started

Danielle Kimmel, 160 Berwick St., Beaver Meadows, filed against Jason S. Kimmel Sr., 8 S. Chestnut St., Tresckow. They were married July 21, 2004.

Christen M. Post, 15 Martha Lane, Jim Thorpe, filed against Kevin A. Larry, 543 E. Bertsch St., Lansford. They were married May 1, 2008.

Michael Giamel Jr., 3309 Main St., Emerald, filed against Tiffany Giamel, 41 Dallas St., front, Slatington. They were married Aug. 11, 2007.

Credit defaults

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

GE Capital Retail Bank, Mount Laurel, N.J., filed against Ursula Sofia, 222 Keats Lane, Albrightsville, seeking $3,031.04.

Asset Acceptance, Mechanicsburg, filed three actions as follows: Justin Dunn, 251 W. Patterson St., Lansford, seeking $5,554.69; John Walsh, 2320 Buck Mountain Rd., Weatherly, seeking $22,931.21; and Marie Horowitz, 65 Church Rd., Jim Thorpe, seeking $5,504.01.

Citibank, Sioux Falls, S.D., filed against George T. Mahler, 783 Church St., Palmerton, seeking $3,128.65.

Portfolio Recovery Associates, Norfolk Va., filed two actions as follows: Christopher M. Frask, 2027 E. Broad St., Beaver Meadows, seeking $2,399.16; and Barbara Howell, 1249 Germans Rd, Lehighton, seeking $3,938.

Capital One Bank, Conshohocken, filed against Elizabeth Green, 600 Bridge St., Apt. 2, Lehighton, seeking $2,276.61.

Midland Funding, Jenkintown, filed four actions as follows: Jennifer Wainwright, 298 Packer St., Weatherly, seeking $5,706.37; Franklin Andrews, 406 Mahoning St., Lehighton, seeking $3,687.40; Daniel Cannon, 39 Tanglewood Drive, Albrightsville, seeking $4,803.30; and Jeffrey White, 33 Cree Trail, Albrightsville, seeking $8,270.88.

Discover Bank, Jenkintown, filed against Howard B. Weiner, 45 E. Cherkoee Trail, Albrightsville, seeking $10,628.28.

Fortis Capital IV, Brice, Ohio, filed against Gregory Macalush, 1 Park Ave., Nesquehoning, seeking $14,301.66.

Asset Acceptance, Warren, Mich., filed two actions as follows: Rachel A. Connor, 321 E. Catawissa St., Nesquehoning, seeking $2,349.07; and Deanne George, 1375 Stagecoach Rd. East, Palmerton, seeking $2,867.07.

Portfolio Recovery Associates, Norfolk, Va., filed three actions as follows: Janine Raroha, 172 Sassafras Rd., Albrightsville, seeking $1,673.23; Luis Torres, 42 E. Snyder Ave., Lansford, seeking $1,086.52; and Richard Howell, 1249 Germans Rd., Lehighton, seeking $924.04.

Capital One Bank, Glen Allen, Va., filed against Freddy C. Bauer, 107 Penn Forest Drive, Albrightsville, seeking $1,066.28.

American Express Centurion Bank, Salt Lake City, Utah, filed against William E. Serfass Sr., 1115 Fireline Rd., Palmerton, seeking $4,314.88.

Note default

National Collegiate Master Student Loan Trust, 7595 Montevideo Rd., Jessup, Md., filed an action against Kelly and Matthew Machalik, 121 E. Garibaldi Ave., Nesquehoning, alleging they defaulted on a promissory note. Sought is $7,9200.15 plus interest, costs, and fees.