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Carbon County prothonotary had an active case load in Nov.

Published December 07. 2011 05:00PM

A total of 333 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, 29; civil actions, 39; custody complaints, 20; district justice appeals, 4; divorce complaints, 20; ejectment complaints, 5; license appeals, 4; mortgage foreclosure complaints,19; miscellaneous, 4; name change petition, 1; protection from abuse petitions, 17; quiet title actions, 3; tax sales, 3; audit/financial report, 1; zoning appeal, 1; judgments,159; stipulations/waivers of liens, 3; and writ of execution, 1. The office staff also received and processed 41 applications for U.S. Passports.

Behrens' financial report shows $31,781.96 was generated as follows: prothonotary's fees, $25,890.80; interest income, $8.63; PFA Surcharge, courts, $50, PFA Surcharge, Sheriff, $35.90; custody fees, $850; data processing fees, $4,946.63.

The prothonotary also remitted $4,406.99 to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Revenue, representing state fees collected locally, and $90 to the Administrative Offices of the Pennsylvania Courts, this being surcharges on new custody cases in accordance with Act 119 of 1996. Another $1,290 was deposited in the Prothonotary's Automation Fund for future use in automating the office.

Deeds recorded

Penn Forest


Yury Berson to Yury Berson, P.O. Box 48, Albrightsville, property at 275 Petrarch Trail, Albrightsville, $1.

Fannie Mae to Walter L. Dusablon, Bloomsbury, N.J., property at 16 Spencer Lane, Albrightsville, $81,000.

Donald J. Stralkus to David B. Gerlock, Moorestown, N.J., Hickory Run Forest Lot 56, Section B, $5,000.

Aurelia Gazinski to David B. Gerlock, Moorestown, N.J., Hickory Run Forest Lot 12, Section B, $30,000.

Secretary of Veterans Affairs to Christopher A. White, 167 Church Road, Jim Thorpe, property at 167 Church Road, $96,900.

HSBC Mortgage Services, Inc., to Mark J. Loftus, Collingdale, Pa., property at 16 Cub Lane, $75,000.

Michael Harvey to Michael Harvey, Philadelphia, property at 15 Hillyerglen Lane, Albrightsville, $1.

Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation to Robert Malampy, Ridley Park, Pa., property at 441 Sekani Trail, a/k/a 122 Sekani Trail, Albrightsville, $56,000.

Lucy Murinigo to Joseph Bannon, Erial, N.J., Towamensing Trails Lot 276, Section 1, $4,500.

Sheriff of Carbon County to Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania, Riverside, R.I., property at 144 Eliot Lane, Albrightsville, $1.

Sheriff of Carbon County to Federal National Mortgage Association, Dallas, Tex., two transactions, properties at 236 Keats Lane and 1579 Old Stage Road, a/k/a 176 Old Stage Road, both in Albrightsville, $1 each.

Sheriff of Carbon County to Goldman Sachs Mortgage Company, Houston, Tex., property at 43 Drakes Drive, a/l/a 622 Drakes Drive, $346,126.15.

Joann Stohr to Kevin P. Monahan Jr., 26 Acacia Drive, Jim Thorpe, Lot 1, A.J. Shoemaker Subdivision, $1.

Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation to Thomas Meuf, 12 Arapahoe Road, Albrightsville, property at 100 Mindy Lane, Albrightsville, $137,500.

Luigi Basta to Vincent Mangiamele Jr., 105 Ottawa Drive, Jim Thorpe, property at 105 Ottawa Drive, $122,000.

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