Carbon County property transfers
Cheryl Ann Pacelli to Scott Carsia, 4 W. Oak St., P.O. Box 389, Tresckow, property at 4 W. Oak St., $106,000.
Robert B. Ashmore to Robert B. Ashmore, 580 Forest St., Lehighton, property at 580 Forest St., $1.
Fannie Mae to Robin E. Frey, 1240 Smithlane Road, Lehighton, property at 37-39 E. Ridge St., $18,000.
Scotty's Fashions of Lehighton, Inc., to A. Scott Enterprises, Inc., HC 1 Box 70, Saylorsburg, property at 230-232 Ochre St., $200,000.
John L. Hauck to Hauck Irrevocable Trust, Harleysville, property at 333 Bridge St., $1.
Mary M. Sheckler to Lowes Home Centers, Inc., Mooresville, N.C., property at 483 Ashtown Drive, $60,000.
Yvonne M. Delich to Toni L. Leiby, 822 Semmels Hill Road, Lehighton, property at 822 Semmels Hill Road, $226,000.
Eugene Bales to Jacqueline E. Vasko, 1 Center St., Nesquehoning, property at 1 E. Center St., $22,000.
Adam F. Malik to Adam F. Malik, 540 Franklin Ave., Palmerton, property at 540 Franklin Ave., $1.
County of Carbon to Patricia Gause, Easton, property on Biery Avenue, $3,000.
Penn Forest Township
Elizabeth A. Rasmussen to Kurt Anthony Rasmussen, 93 Shawnee Trail, Albrightsville, Lot 940, Section N-I, Indian Mountain Lakes, $1.
Eric Lasso to Barbara A. Jordan, P.O. Box 482, Albrightsville, property at 41 Macauley Road, Albrightsville, $110,000.
Kevin P. Lydon to James Evans, Oceanside, Calif., Lot 154, Section B, Pleasant Valley West, $18,500.
BAS Home Loans Servicing to Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Philadelphia, property at 13 E. Fell St., $1.
Doris L. Byerley to Lynn Byerley, 565 Summer Mountain Road, Palmerton, property on Forest Inn Road, $1.
Michael E. Dreisbach to Michael E. Dreisbach, 150 Horseshoe Drive, Palmerton, property at 150 Horseshoe Drive, $1.
Household Finnance Consumer Discount Company to Matthew Motsko, 3579 N. Dogwood Road, Danielsville, property at 319-321-323 Prospect St., $27,000.
A total of 339 cases were started in December 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:
Civil actions, 59; custody complaints,18; district justice appeals,11; divorce complaints,13; ejectments, 3; license appeal,1; mortgage foreclosure complaints,18; name change petition, 1; protection from abuse petitions,16; quiet title actions, 2; audits/financial reports, 4; court rules, 1; court appointments, 5; miscellaneous, 4; judgments,182; and stipulations/waivers of liens, 1. The office staff also received and processed 75 applications for U.S. Passports.
Behrens' financial report shows $28,804.49 was generated as follows: prothonotary's fees, $23,474.34; interest income, $8.60; PFA Surcharge, courts, $75; PFA Surcharge, Sheriff, $60.80; custody fees, $550; data processing fees, $4,635.75.
The prothonotary also remitted $3,522.16 to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Revenue, representing state fees collected locally, and $54 to the Administrative Offices of the Pennsylvania Courts, this being surcharges on new custody cases in accordance with Act 119 of 1996. Another $1,155.67 was deposited in the Prothonotary's Automation Fund for future use in automating the office.