Carbon County Court news
Penn Forest Township
Nancy Acevedo to Nancy Devincenzo, 133 Yellow Run Road, Jim Thorpe, Lot 773, Section 10, Bear Creek Lakes, $1.
Connie Derosa Steeves to Michael J. Kelly, Drexel Hill, property at 72 Leslie Lane, $146,000.
Louis J. Menno to David Crozier, 6 Assateaque Way, Jim Thorpe, property at 6 Assateaque Way, $182,000.
Sheriff of Carbon County to Household Finance Consumer Discount Company, Brandon, Fla., property at 77 Shawnee Trail, Albrightsville, $1.
Daniel G. Knauss to James A. Kloss, Flemington, N.J., Lot 1611, Section III, Towamensing Trails, $120,000.
John J. Hebda to Frederick B. Koch, Souderton, lots 7 and 8, Section E, Indian Trail Area, Bear Creek Lakes, $199,000.
Mary P. Wargo to Martin J. Nicholas, 609 E. Abbott St., Lansford, Sunrise Ridge Development Lot A-150, $1.
Franklin Croasdale to Stephen C. Croasdale, Lansdale, property at 6 Deer Trail Drive, $1.
Santo A. Nastasi to Kenneth Hendley, Hatboro, property at 140 Kipling Lane, Albrightsville, $141,500.
Liotton Loan Services, L.P., to Christopher R. Rusc, P.O. Box 1857, Albrightsville, property at 245 Penn Forest Trail, Albrightsville, $124,900.
Joseph R. Mauro to Dana M. Lezoche, 34 Cocopah Circle, Jim Thorpe, property at 34 Cocopah Circle, $135,900.
Behrens Corporation to William N. Madea, 23 Treeloft Circle, Jim Thorpe, lots 1464 and 1466, Section 2, Deer View, $30,000.
Christopher Sunda to Francis Laranko, Collingswood, N.J., property at 116 Masters Trail, Albrightsville, $170,000.
Morgan P. Youngblood to Bernard Francis McLaughlin, Lansdowne, Pa., Lot 172, Section I, Towamensing Trails, $65,000.
Rhodo Mountain, Inc., to Theodore DeMatto, Langhorne, Lot 310, Section 3A, Rhodo Mountain Estates, $38,500.
A total of 351 cases were started in November in the office of Carbon County Prothonotary Joann M. Behrens, according to a monthly statistical report released by the officeholder. A breakdown of the cases is as follows:
Assessment appeals, 8; civil actions, 76; custody complaints, 16; district justice appeals, 6; divorce complaints,14; ejectments, 2; mortgage foreclosure complaints, 33; land use appeal, 1; license appeal, 1; mandamus action, 1; protection from abuse petitions, 24; quiet title actions, 2; tax sales, 3; judgments, 148; miscellaneous, 1; and stipulations/waivers of liens, 15. The office staff also received and processed 43 applications for U.S. Passports.
Behrens reported she turned over to the Carbon County General Fund on Dec. 1 the sum of $34,356.32, representing receipts generated in the office last month. A breakdown of that funding includes: prothonotary's fees, $28,312.61; PFA Surcharge, courts, $76; PFA Surcharge, Sheriff, $79; custody fees, $800; data processing charges, $5,052.10; and interest income, $36.61.
The prothonotary also remitted $2,138.13 to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Revenue, representing state fees collected locally, and $33.60 to the Administrative Offices of the Pennsylvania Courts, this being surcharges on new custody cases in accordance with Act 119 of 1996. Another $1,478.14 was deposited in the Prothonotary's Automation Fund for future automation needs in the office.