Carbon County court news
The following divorce decrees were signed by the county court.
Donna L. Delpero, 139 S. Second St., Lehighton, from Joseph G. Delpero, 100 E. Front St., Lansford.
Richard E. Moyer, 1541 Fritz Valley Road, Lehighton, from Charlene R. Moyer, 230 Cleveland St., McAdoo.
Shawn M. Riley, 1211 Center St., Jim Thorpe, from Renee L. Riley, same address.
Andrea A. Brown, 2430 Little Gap Road, Palmerton, from Robert E. Hazzard, 407 Community Drive, Shillington.
Dana Vitale, 100 Mindy Lane, Albrightsville, from Philip Vitale, Box 136J2, Palmerton R.2.
Thomas G. Sheppard, 2 Yerger Road, Schwenksville, from Helene M. Sheppard, 238 Teliha Drive, Lehighton.
Diane L. McLaughlin, 630 Coal St., Apt. 3, Lehighton, from Richard F. McLaughlin, 60 Coyote Drive, Jim Thorpe.
Bridget Repetz, 47 E. Market St., Tresckow, from Edward Repetz, same address.
Caitlyn Kovalchick, 1309 N. Cottonwood Road, Danielsville, from Christopher Kovalchick, 125 James Lane, Lehighton.
Samantha Bechtel, 3169 Mahoning Mountain Road, Lehighton, from Christopher Bechtel, 460 Franklin Avenue, Palmerton.
Tara M. Depuy-Solomon, 114 S. Eighth St., Lehighton, from Dale A. Depuy, 186 S. First St., Apt. 6, Lehighton.
Candice A. Soden, 151 Unionville Road, Jim Thorpe, from Scott M. Soden, same address.
Nicole Febbaio, 702 Stony Mountain Road, Albrightsville, from Michael Zorn, same address.
Linda K. Steigerwalt, 116 Westside Road, Lehighton, from Brian D. Steigerwalt, 10128 Gum Lane, Breinigsville.
Virginia Ann O'Gorman, 149 W. Ridge St., Apt. 3, Lansford, from Russell O'Gorman, no address listed.
Kelly A. Alexander, 95 Manor Drive, Palmerton, from Olin W. Alexander, 525 Delaware Aveune, Apt. G, Palmerton.
Cheryl Ann Souders, 386 Frantz Road, Brodheadsville, filed against Roy K. Souders, 427 South Ave., Jim Thorpe. They were married Nov. 10, 1990.
Thomas Motzkus, 300 Leininger Lane, Lehighton, filed against Diane Motzkus, 6155 Werleys Corner Road, New Tripoli. They were married Oct. 14, 2000.
The following actions were filed as mortgage foreclosures for alleged defaults on loans.
Bank of America, c/o 16001 North Dallas Parkway, Addison, Tex., filed against Ellen Barrada, 152 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, over property at 702 E. Main St., Weatherly. Sought is $124,835.72 and continuing interest.
Bank of America filed against Kimberly Archangel, 89 Wintergreen Trail, Albrightsville, over property at that address. Sought is $102,004.61 and continuing interest.
Green Tree Servicing, c/o 345 St. Peter St., 1100 Landmark Towers, St. Paul, Minn., filed against Siyheda and Glen Harris, 157 Woodside Drive, Jim Thorpe, over property at that address. Sought is $245,076.16 and continuing interest.
U.S. Bank National Association, c/o 3815 South West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT., filed against Tammy and Mike T. Smith, 72 Hi Arc Lane, Ashfield, over property at that address. Sought is $92,417.73 and continuing interest.
U.S. Bank National Association filed against Christopher B. and Lisa A. Fedor, 1360 Pine Run Road, Lehighton, over property at that address. Sought is $178,806.71 and continuing interest.
Ricky Hoffman, 132 South St., Jim Thorpe, has filed a civil complaint against Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, Inc., Box 7214, London, Ky., seeking policy benefits stemming from an automobile accident.
The suit states on Jan. 14, 2013, Hoffman was driving a truck owned by his employer, Equipment Technology, Route 57, Russell County, Va., when it was struck head-on by a vehicle driven by Johnny A. Lewis, causing the death of Lewis and substantial injuries to Hoffman.
At the time of the crash Lewis was insured by Geico, with a policy limit of $100,000. The plaintiff, with the consent of the defendant, has resolved his claim with Geico, and the estate of Lewis, for the policy limits.
At the time of the crash his employer's vehicle was insured by the defendant, including coverage for underinsured motorist claims. Personal injury claim of the plaintiff exceed the policy limit maintained by Lewis, the suit states.
Hoffman is seeking further damages in a claim with the defendant. Sought are damages "in excess of arbitration limits of Carbon County."