This courtroom series stars former family court judge Judith Sheindlin. Each episode finds Judge Judy presiding over real small-claims cases inside a televised courtroom. Judge Judy brings her trademark wit and wisdom to the widely successful half-hour series where justice is dispensed at lightning speed.
A man is accused of road rage and fleeing the scene of an accident; a teen's dog allegedly bites a young man at a skateboard park.
A man sues his ex-girlfriend for throwing a glass bottle at him while their baby was in his arms.
A woman claims she was falsely arrested for domestic violence; a pregnant dog has a terrible two-day delivery.
A woman sues for damages after her microblading treatment allegedly goes awry.
A woman buys a car for her fiancé then repossess it two days later after finding him with another woman.
The previous owner of a mobile home accidentally burns it down before the new owners can move in; a man is accused of feeding a dog drug-infused brownies.
The Judge takes a woman's allegations against her boss very seriously; she is shocked to discover the real story.
A married couple sue the former owner of their home over failure to disclose damage to an above-ground pool; a woman sues her former friends for damaging her car.
A woman is sued for the unpaid balance on a car; a man's roommate wants to be paid to move out.
A Marine sues his ex-friend for allegedly stealing his gun and damaging his belongings; ex-lovers fight over moving costs and an allegedly stolen dog.
A woman sues her former friend's boyfriend for allegedly posting nude photos of her on the internet; when alcohol and alleged idiocy come into play, the Judge reminds litigants that lunch is around their corner if they can't prove their case.
An allegedly irate passenger claims reckless driving threw he and his wife to the floor of a limo.
A young man must explain how to play drinking games; a food consultant sues her cookbook co-author.
Separated parents fight over a tax refund and the cost of clothes; a food deliveryman is allegedly bitten by a client's dog.
The Judge questions two women about their romantic choices when horrible allegations of abuse come to light; a woman's car and a dog collide.
A woman helps out her new online boyfriend, who promises payback from a $116 settlement check; after receiving a large settlement check, a woman purchases breast augmentation surgery and fights with a friend over a loan.
A senior citizen is accused of spewing profanity and punching a car; a man accuses a mechanic of damaging his motorcycle.
A woman is unaware that security camera footage pegs her as the driver that hit a neighbor's car on her way over a cement bumper; a teenager sues the seller for repossessing a car for which she did not pay.
A man hunts down the alleged family that stole his dirt bike from his backyard and damaged it.
When three unsupervised children annoy a roommate, an alleged assault takes place and a restraining order comes into play.
When an unleashed French bulldog runs toward two leashed Labs, their owners get into a heated fight that results in accusations of assault; a young woman says an untrained puppy made her home uninhabitable and accuses her roommate of abusing the dog.
A woman claims she was viciously attacked by a neighbor's large dog; a woman admits that she promised to pay for her incarcerated son's property damage, then changed her mind.
A woman sues her boyfriend's estranged wife for false arrest, claiming her children were left by the side of the road when she was taken to jail; a couple shell out $4,000 for a mobile home only to discover that the seller doesn't own it.
A woman buys a used car "as is" but doesn't fully understand the meaning of the words until Judge Judy explains them; a man admits he put all of the responsibility of finding a new tenant on his roommate's shoulders, then sues her for damages.
A woman breaks down after hearing the judge's verdict in regard to her beloved dog she shared with her ex-boyfriend; neighbors who've disliked each other for 18 years fight over the hacking down of bougainvillea to their roots.
A man reaches out to his grandfather for help in his fight to retain full custody of his son, and they work together until debts become due; a young woman is accused of pocketing the refund for a canceled cruise and going with someone else.
A young man says a very large dog attacked him at the front door when he tried to deliver medicine to an elderly gentleman; when the judge realizes that a case lacks critical evidence, she reminds lax litigants that she has better things to do.
A woman can't keep up with costs to care for her beloved former show horse, which has gone lame; after a used-car sale goes bad, a restaurant owner denies that one of her employees was deported.
A woman brings to court her surviving dog and the ashes of a Yorkie she says did not survive an attack by her neighbor's pit bull.
A woman's two dogs allegedly attack a landlord; a tree-trimmer is accused of felling a tree and damaging his client's porch.
A landlord claims one of his tenants attacked his home with a knife; a woman sues her ex-boyfriend for the theft of a Corvette; the judge denies a woman's repayment attempt from an ex-friend.
A man claims he sent a photo of his wife to his ex-girlfriend; a family friend pays for a girl's birthday party, but expects to be paid back; the judge reprimands a second-year law student.
A gambler wins a cruise but makes the wrong choice in traveling companions; a woman insists that her former friend is fabricating texts when she tries to collect on a debt.
A woman accuses the ex-lover of her current boyfriend of ramming her car numerous times, kicking it and then harassing her.
A teenager enters into her first dog breeding contract only to be accused of abuse; police are called when a man allegedly kicks his landlord's dresser; a woman and her wife accuse a former roommate of assault.
A man allegedly loses thousands when he tries to get into the house-flipping business; a woman says she was attacked by large dog on a friend's property; a father is reprimanded for allowing his ex-girlfriend to pay for back child support.
A woman claims she caught her estranged friend cutting down all the mobiles on her front porch; A woman sells her home for three times what she paid for it and then sues a previous tenant for repairs.
A customized fish tank is allegedly delivered damaged to its new owner; a man accuses his ex-lover of fraudulently registering his car under her name.
When a stylist gets to work she discovers that the electricity has been turned off and later claims that all of her property was stolen; a married couple sue a solar power salesman for damages.
When a woman claims that she is willing to work as a paid escort to cover her overdue bills, a generous friend steps up to help her; a woman sends thousands of dollars to a man she has never met in person, claiming he is trapped in Afghanistan.
Women fight over bird theft; a driver in desperate need of a car claims she was forced to sign a ridiculous payback contract; a woman insists she is a great mom despite the fact that she can't remember the most basic details of a recent car sale.
After the death of her son, a woman claims his friend charged thousands of dollars on her credit card without her permission.
A pet owner claims his entire family was horrified to witness the violent death of a beloved teacup Yorkie by a stranger's pit bull; when a vacation falls apart, a woman is accused of breaking into her ex-friend's garage to retrieve her van.
The judge explains liability to a teen party planner after a woman walks into a rowdy party and is violently hit in the head with a chair.
A young woman is accused of breaking out windows of an ex-friend's home after she sees a video of her boyfriend with someone else; after a woman has a miscarriage, her cousin sues her for moving too many people into their shared home.
A man denies repeatedly slamming his sister's arm in a screen door, saying he was just trying to get her out of his home after a heated argument; after spending five years in jail, a man is accused of owing his ex-lover for bail and assault.
A woman accuses a groomer of busting her dog's eardrum with a hose; ex-lovers fight over an allegedly broken contract.
A young boy claims the police told him that he would go to jail if he did not admit to an act of vandalism; a woman borrows money from a friend for beauty treatments.
A newlywed alleges her wedding was ruined by her DJ when he played the wrong songs; a woman discovers that her wages are being garnished to satisfy her husband's child support payments to his ex-girlfriend.
When a marriage lasts less than a year, a young man's parents want their money back; a jeweler resists questions from the judge regarding the amount of money he makes on watch repairs.
A woman sues her ex-husband for racking up over $4,000 in unpaid toll bills; a friend regrets helping out when bad weather allegedly stops a woman from sending Christmas gifts to her son and grandchildren.
After a night of clubbing, two drunk men start a fight while driving on the freeway; a couple's romance ends with a fight over credit card charges.
Two young boys are accused of bullying an allegedly unsupervised four-year-old and vandalizing a car with a branch; a woman claims a fellow motorist slammed into her in the middle of an intersection.
Girls run home crying after their dog encounters a pit bull; woman buys her girlfriend a diamond necklace to further her rap career but demands payback after they break up; vet bills for a sick puppy come into play in a lawsuit between ex-roommates.
A nervous father says the reason he is forced to have supervised visits with his child is because he has a suspended driver's license; a celebration in Maui ends with a man taking a cheap shot at his former best friend when party costs are disputed.
Real estate classes do not help an up-and-coming entrepreneur when she is ripped off to the tune of $3,000 worth of cabinetry; no one believes a woman when she claims to have acted out of anger by throwing a lightweight ball at a car.
While on vacation, a healthcare worker leaves her elderly charge with a woman of questionable skills and is accused of not paying her; a woman denies ripping off a church friend; a car is stolen off the street in front of a mechanic's shop.
A man appears to enjoy being caught on tape committing acts of vandalism against his older landlady; a storage agreement with an elderly woman is null and void when relatives take over her property and a neighbor's antiques get in the way.
When a man stumbles near his backyard fence, his neighbor's Rottweiler attacks him; the purchase of a Bengal cat by a beginner breeder ends with a fight over the pick of the litter and a cat's death.
An innocent game of disk golf takes a sinister turn when a player takes aim at a $1,000 drone hovering nearby; a dog's eye fills with blood after a skirmish with a neighbor's cat.
An online meeting, romantic relations and a series of loans lead a man to make the most serious of accusations; a woman insists that her sheltie comes from a long line of show dogs and did not inflict as much property damage as her ex-roommate says.
After a driver has trouble following registration laws, her car is involved in a narcotics bust, and she spends 90 days in prison; a mother living in Section 8 housing claims she has proof that her property manager is a slumlord.
A pit bull inflicts over 40 puncture wounds on a neighbor's dog; a woman says her daughter's dad illegally evicted her; a painful wisdom tooth leaves a woman crying to her mother, who sues her for the needed trip to the dentist for tooth extraction.
A gifted youngster neglects to tell his father that he has been accused of vandalizing a neighbor's property; a hair-salon client accidentally tips her stylist more than $200, then is accused of slandering his business on the internet.
While a man serves time for federal fraud, his wife dates another man, accepting jewelry, shoes and a car she refuses to return; a senior with chronic anxiety disorder files harassment charges against a young man to whom she lent money.
Locked in a car, a child passes out as adults desperately try to open the vehicle; a mother of three takes a trip to Mexico for a surgery consult while her sister begs her for payback of a loan after a surrogacy mishap.
A contractor is accused of taking thousands of dollars from a woman and leaving her with nowhere to live; she denies hiring his own men out from under him.
A chief warrant officer is attacked by one of eight pit bulls as he tries to serve a man with a child support subpoena; a teenager demands that an ex-friend pay for her dog's surgery after the puppy is fed dangerous food.
When motorists collide at high speed, both drivers are injured and blame each other for the crash; an accountant files a client's tax return not once but twice after charging over $800 in fees, and ends up costing her customer thousands of dollars.
A student accuses a former friend of stealing his property while he was out of the country; the judge sets straight a woman who thinks she can keep owners out of their own home by suing them and not paying rent.
Cosigning on a lease for a bunch of youngsters who can't get one on their own is a ridiculous error in judgment, says the judge; a restaurant employee tries to deny his roommate's text evidence that ties him to owing for a loan and theft of property.
As police escort a son from his father's property, tensions escalate, and the ailing father sues for emotional distress; a woman demands payback for half the cost of an engagement ring and damages to their old apartment.
The judge is outraged that a tenant was forced to live in a place where a large dog relieved itself in her home for more than a year.
A flight attendant who says she has $20,000 in medical bills disputes custody of engagement jewelry with her ex; a woman who took soup and medicine to her sick friend and discovered he was not at home is accused of drunkenly vandalizing his car.
A woman claims her neighbor brandished a firearm and terrorized her niece; he says he was concerned about a recent rash of burglaries.
A woman claims she was fired from her job after a good friend accused her of asking for kickbacks from insurance referrals; a woman sues her ex-boyfriend for the return of a Pomeranian puppy he admits he took while she was in the shower.
A man suspended without pay after an ex-lover calls his boss sues for defamation of character; cousins call it quits as roommates shortly after moving in together and fight over a security deposit, boyfriends and rent.
A man who took in his sick sister is surprised when she leaves her entire estate to a cousin, who accuses him of theft; a man admits he accepted $1,800 from his friend but refuses to pay her back, because their car-flipping venture went belly up.
A beloved pet is attacked by another dog while on a walk; a woman is sued for an unpaid loan to fly to Los Angeles to aid her actress daughter; a woman spends thousands to save her neighbor from being evicted only to learn she may not get paid back.
A 9-year-old's birthday party ends in accusations of assault, bullying and feuding mothers.
A father is sued for claiming his children, who were taken by CPS, as dependents; a single mother gets a job but is accused of failing to pay for her children's daycare; after an arrest, a woman is bailed out by a friend who demands payback.
The judge accuses a mother of covering for her mace-wielding teenager who sprayed a woman in the face at a hair salon; a woman sues her neighbor for vet bills after a cat takes a swipe at her dog, causing injury.
A woman admits she made a mistake when she sold a German shepherd to an 18-year-old; when a man suffers a financial crisis, he spends his two roommates' money instead of paying the rent with it as promised.
After fighting over bad checks and missing money, ex-lovers escalate to car vandalism; an uninsured motorist is accused of hitting a motorcyclist at high speed, causing the rider to flip over the car.
An 18-year-old sues her child's father for return of her belongings and for filing false CPS reports.
An artist claims a yogurt shop owner assaulted her and painted over a mural she spent over 200 hours on; a salon owner sues a former stylist for unpaid booth rent and lock change fees, and the stylist claims she falsely advertised everything.
A landscaper is accused of trying to scam an airplane owner out of his plane; he is sued for damages.
A couple is sued by a daycare provider for unpaid childcare fees for their two children; a young woman sues her on-again, off-again boyfriend for a loan to buy a pricey phone; a woman sues her ex-roommate and his girlfriend after he crashed her car.
A woman fights to keep her son's police record clean so he can play sports, and she disputes $4000 in restitution with another mom; a woman sues her daughter for the cost of a tow bill after her unlicensed boyfriend totals the vehicle she sold her.
An ex-friend sues a woman for a loan and missing property; medicinal pot smokers point the finger at each other when their growing venture falls apart; a man fails to repay his girlfriend's aunt for a loan because, he says, he lost his checkbook.
An ex-convict claims that, while he served time, his girlfriend stole from his bank account; she says the money was spent on him.
A man says his roommate broke the lock on his door four times, while she claims he assaulted her as she tried to climb in a window; a stylist demands payment for the wig she created, but her client claims it was over-processed and incomplete.
A dog sitter makes an ill-fated decision to visit a locale with a dangerous large dog, and a bruised spine and more than $7,000 in vet bills soon follow; a divorced mother of three takes in her female lover only to sue her for rent.
A woman gets a deal on a paint job then sues the contractor for shoddy work, mental anguish and legal fees; a 12-year feud between neighbors intensifies when a woman refuses to spend thousands of dollars to repair a shared fence's foundation.
A convict named Famous is the source of extreme animosity between his fiancé and the mother of his children, and new heights of depravity are reached; a young woman comes between two roommates, forcing one to move out.
A man claims he was bleeding profusely after an attack by a pit bull whose owner says it would never hurt anyone; a young woman's plan to combine two broken-down cars into one working vehicle fails miserably.
An elderly woman publicly berates her longtime rival throughout their neighborhood, then he sues her for harassment; a woman sues a man for unpaid rent because, she says, he reneged on his agreement to let her out of the lease early.
A woman claims her friend lost one of her dogs and that another pet died on her couch while she was away on vacation; a woman and her roommate are surprised to find that their apartment is not owned by their landlord when police escort them out.
Custody exchange drama escalates when a woman confronts her estranged husband about scratches on their child. Case continues in S22E37.
A woman accuses her fiancé's father of suing her out of spite because he doesn't get to see his granddaughter as much as he'd like to; the judge reminds a property owner that he's lucky that his amateur handyman efforts didn't kill someone.
A mother of two suffers a broken nose at the hands of her sister-in-law during a heated fight (conclusion of S22E35); a 59-year-old man demands payback from his favorite server at a restaurant.
A restraining order, slashed tires and accusations of theft come into play when ex-friends call it quits; a woman racks up 16 tickets on her friend's car then has it impounded while she is renting it, and he sues for payback.
A motorist is accused of tracking down a biker who annoyed him and tackling him into a moving car.
A man abandons his fiancée and is accused of stealing property; a landlady refuses to return a security deposit, saying her tenant was working out of his house.
Conclusion of S22E39 - A self-described eyewitness to a violent road-rage incident claims a cyclist was screaming obscenities at at motorist.
An altercation on St. Patrick's Day leads to a man spitting on a woman's car window, and Judge Judy tracks down his accomplices; an animal control officer sues a woman for breaching their contract regarding the breeding of a standard poodle.
The judge dispenses wise advice to a teen who is hanging out with the wrong crowd; a man sues a motorist for crashing into his parked truck after he was shot.
A man claims his good friend cut him with a new knife because he didn't like his jokes; a college student says she was the victim of a check-cashing scam, but it's her mother who suffers a $4,000 loss from her secret bank account.
During a heated argument, a man says his ex-girlfriend broke his flat-screen TV and stole $2,700; a woman sues her former boss for nonpayment of services rendered.
When a woman's vehicle is repossessed, she tells the car salesman's wife that he made inappropriate passes at her; the judge brings an embarrassing timeline to light when a man borrows money from one girlfriend while the other is pregnant.
A chance meeting turns into lawyer's fees, harassment and jail time; the judge tries to get to the bottom of a woman's shaky lawsuit against her son's fiancée; a newly married homeowner finds himself stuck with his mother's bail bond.
A teenager accused of keying an ex-friend's car shows no fear in the courtroom but is quickly taken down a notch when the judge responds; a woman who has seizures claims her father took her service dog.
The judge admonishes a young woman for sizing up a mechanic based on how nice he is; a woman demands a refund for hairstyling but admits she tipped the stylist $20 and allowed her to cut her daughter's hair.
As a good deed, a woman takes in her nephew's homeless friend who turns out to be more than she bargained for; a father and son dispute the false pretenses under which guns were exchanged with drug dealers.
An American living in Denmark sues her estranged daughter for the balance of a loan; a woman takes away her daughter's car after a friend damages it on a camping trip.
After a breakup, a woman claims her ex-lover offered to pay all of her moving expenses from Texas to Minnesota; a woman and her fiancée sue two women for damages resulting from the cancellation of their wedding venue.
A caterer says a bride tried to blackmail her by demanding money in exchange for not writing a terrible online review of her business; a woman offers up fuzzy wedding photos as proof that she shouldn't pay for the wedding photographer she hired.
Car values from Byrd's Blue Book seal the fate of a used-car salesman who claims a buyer took advantage of him; a woman sues a fellow partygoer for accidentally knocking out her tooth with a beer bottle while he was dancing.
When accusations of suspicious conduct arise, a man refuses to return his 2-year-old daughter to her mother's home.
When a man decides to hang out with friends instead of his live-in lover, their relationship comes to an abrupt end and she accuses him of vandalizing her car.
When a man backs out of a trip with his new girlfriend, she comes after him for payback; a landlord says a woman's pet sparrow was in violation of their lease agreement; a woman says she was defrauded in an online purchase of theme-park passes.
A married couple and their four children are accused of trashing a family member's house after an eight-year rental; a husky's owner claims an unleashed Yorkie exhibited "aggressive ball possession behavior" which led to a brutal dogfight.
A woman sues her stepdaughter for the return of her puppy because she fears the animal is being abused; a man demands that his ex return her engagement ring; a young man says he lied to his girlfriend about why he needed money.
A man makes the mistake of adding his lover to the deed on his house, and she claims he threatened to kill her; a teenager and her mother accuse a seamstress of making a substandard prom dress.
A woman is accused of breaking into her mother's house, claiming she lived there but wasn't allowed to have a key; a man says his father stole his property while he was in jail and fraudulently put a lien on his car.
A warehouse worker claims his boss wrongfully terminated him for asking for a few days off; a man travels the world with passes he bought from an ex-airline industry worker, who accuses him of stranding him in Phoenix.
A woman sues her business partner for the value of her pants inventory, but her partner says she did all the work; when a bar manager borrows money from a regular patron, she claims the payback agreement was to take money out of her tips.
An Uber driver claims a mother/daughter duo took a pick axe to her car; the daughter says she was sucker-punched by the driver.
A troubled teen is accused of stealing money from her grandmother after leaving her custody; a woman voluntarily puts her 2-year-old dog down after a second attack, but a neighbor sues for vet bills and pain and suffering.
A woman is hospitalized for a month after being repeatedly stabbed during a heated argument with her ex-girlfriend's sister; the accused claims her so-called victim mutilated herself.
A young woman moves in with her employer, whom she later accuses of vandalizing her car; a man claims his ex-lover forgave a loan because he promised to stop seeing another woman.
The judge questions a pregnant woman's need to bring a concealed weapon to a meeting with her ex-girlfriend; one of the women admits that she canceled her ex-girlfriend's food stamps but denies stealing her property.
A woman takes in a homeless co-worker, who she claims destroyed her home with his dogs, while he says it was her six cats who did the damage; a woman being sued for unpaid rent and stolen appliances has a litany of reasons why she is not responsible.
A man accuses his ex of purposefully breaking his TV during an argument; a woman claims she visited a broken-down truck in order to remember her recently deceased father and sues a man for disposing of the vehicle.
When a frightened 6-year-old claims to have spotted a snake in his home, he and his mother move out and sue for damages; a neurosurgery coordinator sues her truck-driver ex-boyfriend for $4,500 in tuition.
A mother and daughter fight over damages to a rental property; a woman must explain why the father of her child should pay for a car accident that was not his fault.
A man claims he has nothing to do with water damage allegedly caused by his neighbor; a kitchen renovation falls apart.
Ex-roommates fight over alleged vandalism; the sale of a 17-year-old car between family friends ends in a lawsuit.
A woman and her ex-husband argue over the unpaid title loan on a Chevy Impala; a woman says her Muslim ex-boyfriend is being obsessive compulsive and owes her for rent.
A woman claims her charity was forced to close after alleged internet defamation which caused the loss of over 3,000 donors.
A man tries his hand at fixing and selling cars only to end up suing a body shop owner; when the Judge suspects a scam, she proposes the use of a man's appearance fee as payback to a title loan company.
A man claims his friend evicted him when she turned off the electricity; a painter accused of substandard work claims the man who hired him became aggressive.
Parents of two children fight over alleged vehicle vandalism, bleached clothes and a car crash; when a woman passes away, her twin daughters receive money from a negligence settlement, and proceed to fight over unpaid loans.
A mother sues the father of her five children for an unpaid ambulance bill; a woman wants to be paid back after taking her boyfriend on a shopping spree.
When a property owner discovers that 24 vacationers will be taking over his rental property, he cuts their trip short; a woman claims unrequited love is the reason an ex-friend is coming after her for loans to start a lawn care business.
A woman accused of racking up over $7,000 in charges on her boyfriend's debit card is also accused of fraud related to her 96-year-old grandmother; a young man's mother is accused of questionable insurance practices after he crashes a vehicle.
A man claims he was attacked by the repo man when his car was being towed; the men call the police on each other.
A man says he was trying to stop a car from running him down by pounding on the hood of the oncoming vehicle; underage drinking, noise complaints and custody of a large TV come into play when ex-roommates call it quits.
A woman says her nephew slammed a log through her bedroom window and came back hours later to vandalize her car; a young music producer, disabled since the age of 6, accuses a former family friend of stealing his government benefits.
Divorcees fight over the return of tools and the cost of their 17-year-old twins' sports activities; when a 16-year-old driver admits to swerving into a car on the freeway, the judge gives his parents a lesson on vigilance and worry.
An ongoing feud involving bad credit and an expensive car divides sisters, and an unassuming friend comes along for the ride; a clarinet, missing underwear and swim trunks come into play when ex-friends fight over a botched move.
A man saves money in a lock box to be given to his roommate after he dies, and his sister's opening of the safe is called into question; a mother admits that she took her 19-year-old son's financial aid check and used it to pay household expenses.
A woman hires a friend to sell an $8,000 Harley Davidson for her, but she says she never saw a penny once the deal was done; after being accused of wrecking a friend's car, a young man's defense is all over the place; a man says he was hit by a car.
An independent hairstylist accuses her landlord of treating her like an employee rather than a tenant; the judge admonishes a woman for waiting nine years to sue an ex-boyfriend for leaving a motorcycle on her property.
A woman trying to repossess a vehicle winds up being arrested for breaching the peace; the judge has some choice words for a man who has seen his children only once in six years; a man sues his neighbor for fraud.
A man confesses he never completed repairs after receiving money to do so; the judge scolds an unwed father for bringing his new girlfriend to court for no reason; a woman sues her former friend for taking her car without permission and crashing it.
When a young woman is accused of stealing money from her mother's ex-boyfriend, she throws out wild allegations against him; a man is rear-ended after slamming on his brakes to avoid hitting a dog.
When a rent-control tenant goes up against a large property owner and loses, he seeks damages from his illegal tenant; when a man is arrested after driving drunk at a speed of over 125 mph, he blames his ex-girlfriend for asking him for a ride.
A German shepherd escapes a leash and attacks a woman and her small dog; a teen singer is sued for being a no-show; a landlord claims a former tenant's dog's use of the lawn as a toilet causes her to lose her security deposit.
Friends for more than 20 years end their relationship over an untenable living arrangement and a car impound; a man confesses that he breached an agreement to allow his dog to be used as a stud and shown by his breeder.
After a man is attacked by two pit bulls while taking a stroll around the block, he sues his neighbor for pain and suffering; a woman mourning the loss of her father and income from the state for healthcare is accused of severe property damage.
Teenagers accuse each other of infidelity and vehicle vandalism, and the judge teaches a young man new words; in a case involving a mother and son's battle over a car loan, Judge Judy makes it clear how she would have handled the dispute personally.
Unwed parents living with family members are accused of skipping out on rent; a young woman accuses her father of renting an apartment in her name and failing to pay rent, ruining her credit.
Two Chihuahuas are found dead, and a neighbor's American bullies are accused of busting through a doggie door and attacking them; what begins as a shared love of motorcycles ends with an exchange of money and accusations of slander and assault.
A woman thinks her life would make a fascinating book but says the writer she hired delivered subpar material; when an off-leash golden retriever is accused of attacking a bull terrier, animal neglect issues come into play.
A young man sets off to Paris with his girlfriend only to beg mom for money once he gets there, then she sues him for payback; a woman sues a fellow motorist for car damage and pain and suffering after a "ridiculous" incident of road rage.
What starts as an inquiry about the health of a sick man ends in a full-blown fistfight between relatives at the foot of his bed; a woman accused of theft says she was forced to move out of her apartment and sues for the return of rent.
Bricks are thrown and assault charges filed when two women fight over the same unemployed man; a broken relationship between cousins leaves apartment damages and ruined credit; during a neighborhood party an intoxicated man kicks a friend's car.
A cold-press juicer and a waitress have a whirlwind romance that ends with a fight over an unpaid loan, a mattress and harassment; a newly married man spends three days videotaping an ex-girlfriend, then she says he never gave her the footage.
Two women team up to surprise their cheating boyfriend; months later, the two women meet again and violence erupts.
A woman who lost custody of her children after remaining in the same home as a sex-offender family member is sued by her sister-in-law for childcare costs; the judge demands that a driver who hit a little girl with a car show proof of insurance.
When a retired pest-control worker sprays insect killer on a shared tree, his neighbors claim they suffer serious respiratory injury.
When a woman sues her ex-boyfriend's mother for the return of money paid for a car, assault and child support come into play; a couple living out of their car find an affordable room to rent only to be kicked out for fighting.
A man says his neighbor "snuck up like a quiet rat," busted his eardrum and beat him to the ground; they continue their years-long feud in court.
A woman accuses her landlord of inappropriate behavior and denies owing him for rent and breaking her lease; a man demands that his former landlord pay him for landscaping and window treatments and return his security deposit.
A writer wants her editor to pay her for articles she submitted, but he says the writing was not factual and his clients didn't pay him; a property owner denies liability for a tree crashing through a fence and gazebo on his neighbor's property.
A woman accuses a teen of vandalizing her car; a cyclist admits that his view was obstructed when he ran into a young woman's car; when a man is accused of numerous acts of vandalism against his ex's vehicles, he says he just wanted his stuff back.
When a woman demands thousands in payback for a truck, her friend says she traded an antique, hand-carved oak table for the vehicle; when a woman sues her ex for repayment of loans, the murder of his wife figures into his financial situation.
A teenager's car is allegedly beaten with a bat; a man's ex-lover sues him for unauthorized credit card charges.
The Judge discovers an intriguing story of alleged fraud and vandalism when an unsuspecting motorist calls for help; a couple's day at the beach ends with charges of domestic battery, a wreck on the way to the police station, and a night in jail.
A case involves alleged abuse of the judicial system, harassment claims, and swimming privileges for homeschooled children.
A woman sues her handyman for alleged vandalism; a woman admits to police that she didn't see a stop sign because of heavy fog and that the motorist she hit was on her cellphone.
A man claims a large Australian Shepherd pushed through a fence to bite his dog; a man says his sister restricted his access to their dying father and then stiffed him on the bill for the funeral.
After a couple is asked to pay for an unauthorized tenant, they complain about leaks, mold and sewage issues; a 10-year-old relationship falls apart after an attempt at living together.
An attorney who claims he succeeded in having a difficult tenant evicted for his landlord client, sues for the alleged remainder of his fees; a man's daughter sues him for smashing her TV with a bottle.
A man preemptively educates himself about how to prevent his pit bull from maiming him; a businesswoman sues for damages after two photo shoots are canceled.
Thieves figure out how to open a locked cabinet and get away with a man's prized gun, valued at $4,500; a woman is given a credit card to get her car repaired, but she goes over the agreed-upon limit.
A daycare provider says her attempt to improve a playground resulted in substandard concrete work and sues for damages; former classmates come to court with unclean hands as the judge discovers both parties have a history of breaking the law.
When a man feels stiffed after a car deal, he is accused of taking out his frustration on a tenant by illegally evicting him; a mother claims she received threats on her life and was forced to live on the run.
A woman sues her teen daughter and her boyfriend for totaling a car she was allowing her to borrow; a woman claims her ex-roommate's cats damaged her apartment to the tune of $1,700; a prospective tenant who never moved in wants advance rent back.
Two pit bull/mastiffs are accused of dragging their owner across the street to viciously attack another dog; a child testifies that a 55-inch TV was damaged by friends, and his mother says a mattress, carpet and pregnancy pillow were also destroyed.
Friends for over 40 years end their relationship after a deal to renovate a home escalates into disorderly conduct and accusations of assault; parents sue their mechanic for fraud when the 20-year-old car they purchased for their son stops running.
A woman sues her estranged son-in-law for money he received for housing while out of the country; a man's failed attempt to show a $10,000 money trail of consulting fees leaves the judge with no choice but to show him the door.
A father calls his daughter a thief after she reneges on a promise to pay him for a customized car; a teenager sues his former friend for crashing his 1963 Chevy Impala.
A woman claims she was shot in the eye with a liquid sprayer at a grocery store and is still suffering; a 9-year-old is moved to another state without his father's permission.
A boss lends his employees $3,000 so they won't lose their home, then they fail to pay him back; a teen is accused of driving a boat recklessly, injuring his passenger; a pair say they paid a down payment on an apartment and were left empty-handed.
A woman is accused of making outrageous statements to authorities when she tries to regain access to her illegally sublet apartment; an Uber driver befriends a passenger and sells him her car, then he misses payments.
A family friend rescues a young man and lets him move in, then sues him when he does not pay her back; a man who has fallen on hard times due to his wife's illness cannot repay a loan on time.
When motorists offer up wildly different collision stories, the timing of their damage claims makes all the difference; a man claims he grossed $200,000 but was still unable to pay for the truck and trailer he bought from a former friend.
A man's love/hate relationship with his 16-year-old motorcycle ends with a heated lawsuit when what he calls shoddy repairs leave him stranded.
An evening of tequila-drinking devolves into a reckless car ride that ends with a collision; a woman sues for the missing piece of her wedding band set; a young woman must convince the judge that her ex-lover is at fault in a car accident.
Children's visits to prison to see their convicted father are at the heart of a case between his sister and the daycare provider who escorted them; ex-friends go head to head over rent-to-own furniture, and bedbugs come into play.
A woman is accused of stealing money from her deceased mother's savings account, and her stepfather sues her for payback; after a bitter break-up, ex-lovers fight over the value of a van, phones and stereo equipment.
Squirrels in an attic, trash in the basement and tenant identity confusion come into play when a woman sues her landlord; after getting out of prison, a woman borrows a friend's Cadillac to visit her children and fails to return it.
Sisters accuse their mother of abuse after she sues them for destroying their bedrooms, and new boyfriends are accused of breaking the family apart.
A landscaper is accused of vandalizing a woman's yard after a dispute over finances; a formerly engaged couple fight over a failed living situation; a woman goes after her ex-lover for a broken lease.
A man finds his beloved dachshund maimed and bleeding in a neighbor's backyard; a single mother-of-two pleads her case against a landlord she claims illegally evicted her.
A landlord accuses his teen tenant's boyfriend of head-butting him during an altercation; when a seasoned health aide chooses to care for her own mother over a new patient, she suffers a damaging online review and sues for defamation.
Concerned about the fate of a Pomeranian puppy, a breeder drives six hours to rescue the animal from a suspectedly negligent pet owner; a couple hunting for food on leased pastures are accused of failing to report the number of animals they killed.
A woman being sued by her ex for the return of his belongings claims she had to sell them to survive; a man sues his niece for repayment of loans to pay off her deceased father's property taxes, but she insists that all of his debts have been paid.
A woman sues an alleged slumlord for injuries she received while on his property; a man sues his friend for not providing a safe living environment; a married couple say their property was damaged when a shared wall collapsed.
A landlord says a woman unexpectedly moved in with her son and spied on his home's residents; a landlady presents evidence of a child's mischievous artwork and claims there was an infestation of bedbugs, roaches and mice.
A woman evicts her brother in order to sell her deceased father's home; a 70-year-old man's attempt to start a new business ends when his ex-girlfriend sues for a loan to build his credit and he never gives her a penny in profits.
A barter agreement to purchase a motorcycle ends with an unhappy seller; the judge distrusts a man who insists that a deadbeat ex-friend owes him money; one mechanic calls out another, accusing him of putting the wrong transmission in a woman's car.
A boy's pet turtle, calls to the police and a controversial electric bill come into play when an engaged couple call it quits; the judge questions a woman's decision to wear high heels to court when she is disabled.
A woman says she was forced to euthanize her 7-week-old puppy and sues the man who sold it to her; the judge admonishes ex-lovers for using the judicial system to settle their financial iPhone battle; family members fight over a late man's golf cart.
After a mother witnesses her son's violent death, she and her husband struggle to pay a family member back for an alleged loan; a landlord gives away his tenant's property.
A woman accuses her estranged husband of using corporal punishment on their children; two mechanics are sued for emotional distress by dissatisfied customers.
A single father claims he had to use public property to protect his home from Hurricane Irma; two friends fight over who is responsible for a car accident.
A man claims he was attacked in a sober-living facility; after backing into a parked car, a woman is accused of quickly calling to get car insurance in the hope that she will not have to pay for damages.
A woman allegedly uses the family court system to evict a tenant by means of a questionable restraining order; a man is attacked by a pit bull.
A man denies having intimate relations with a woman who says he lived with her for two months and assaulted her daughter; a freelance process server's former boss admits he didn't pay her for her time on the job.
A girl suffers a fractured clavicle after colliding with a moving vehicle, and the driver sues for damages to her car; after a two-timing man pleads guilty to domestic violence charges, the woman who bailed him out faces tough love from the judge.
A model says her emotional-support dog was attacked by a German shepherd/husky at a fashion shoot; in a quick exchange with Judge Judy, a man misspeaks and accidentally admits that he rammed into a parked car on his way out of a barber shop.
Police buddies at the shooting range, accusations of stalking and slashed tire threats come into play when co-workers fight in the workplace.
After reportedly destroying property in a fit of rage, a woman breaks back into her former home, and her ex-boyfriend wants his dog back; a man with multiple arrests and many years served in prison is sued by his ex-lover for an unpaid loan for bail.
A woman charges at the father of her child, jumps on his back and beats him on the head, then sues him for a false arrest.
A teenager accused of stealing thousands of dollars from his grandmother's safety deposit box says his grandfather gave him the lock combination.
A nanny wants repayment for thousands of dollars she lent her employer to send her 8-year-old daughter to cheerleading camp; a dog breeder admits that a woman's puppy chewed on a dangerous plant in his yard.
Ex-girlfriends fight over commercialization of personal artwork intended to demonstrate acceptance and love during a major life transition; a woman makes a huge mistake when she forgoes a vet inspection of a horse she is buying for her teen daughter.
Two women with children by the same man go after each other in a fight over defamation and loss of income; a third potential baby mama comes into play.
A man accuses his ex of smashing out his car windows, but she claims it was his new girlfriend who did the deed; a woman sues her former landscapers for neglecting to complete work on her home, while they demand payment for what they did complete.
Accusations of drunken driving, a puppy custody battle and an hysterical fight to get out of a car come into play; the judge dresses down a young man who delays court proceedings with a reported family emergency.
A big dog reportedly comes flying out of his home and attacks a poodle and its owner, who sues over multiple, deep arm bites and vet bills; a teen says he was practicing parallel parking in the dark, not joyriding in a friend's car.
A woman claims she never hit a fellow motorist's vehicle but offered to get out of her Tesla and personally microfiber any scratches from it; a woman demands payment from her boyfriend's ex-girlfriend for baby-sitting fees to watch his two children.
When a woman sells her daughter a used car for profit, then repossesses it, her daughter reports it stolen; a woman reaches out for financial help from a co-worker and later claims it was a gift.
A woman is met with rage when she goes after her estranged daughter-in-law for thousands of dollars in unpaid loans; a young woman says a fellow motorist backed into her car; a woman says her neighbor's son ran into her car on his bicycle.
A tenant accuses her landlord of ignoring a rat infestation and stopping her mail; only after a bitter break-up does a man step forward with charges that his ex's pit bull took a bite from his ear, causing him to require cosmetic repair surgery.
When the price of a ring goes up by thousands of dollars, a woman sues the jeweler for the return of her deposit; when tickets to Miami turn out to be bogus, a woman blames a mysterious third party who is nowhere to be found.
A day after disgruntled tenants move out, their previous home goes up in smoke; when a man sues his live-in nephew for damages to his home, he must also prove that his own son had nothing to do with the vandalism.
A simple carpool to worship services ends in an auto accident and a hefty insurance settlement debate; when an uninsured motorist is accused of rear-ending a fellow driver, she claims any on-the-scene injuries were fabricated.
A man buying a car for his son never imagined that it had a $3,000 title loan on it; the judge explains that if a tenant's furniture is still in an apartment, the tenant is still in the apartment and must accept responsibility for inhabitancy.
A man sues over an alleged false arrest; the death of 50 chickens by two dogs is disputed.
A purebred cat is allegedly left to fend for itself; a massive pile of garbage remains after a tenant moves out.
A determined woman is outraged that her ex-friend demands the return of a beloved dog.
A man wants to keep the camera his ex-lover allegedly gifted to him; after a young man fails his midterms, a private tutor sues for her fees.
A woman claims she was frightened for her and her children's lives by an ex-boyfriend; he presents texts that tell a different story.
When a German Shepard puppy dies, pet owners blame the breeder; a woman is sued by an air conditioner repairman.
Nine women accuse their roommate of assault; a woman sues her neighbors for the cost of trimming a tree; a teenager hits a pole while driving a friend's car.
A woman claims poor health forced her to miss car payments; a teen denies being at fault for ramming into another motorist and allegedly giving false information at the scene.
A woman fights with her mother and step-father over the payback of household expenses; a landlord submits video evidence of drug paraphernalia and filth.
A woman claims she paid thousands for sneakers but demands a refund when the shoe box that arrives is allegedly empty; family dispute over $4,000 car down payment and a teenager's Mustang.
A woman claims she discovered that her daughter was part of an alleged criminal ring.
An uninsured motorist claims she was detained by another driver until police arrived after she allegedly hit his car; ex-friends fight over an alleged loan.
A woman sues a man for vet bills after his larger dog allegedly attacked her Yorkshire Terrier; cousins fight over tickets and food passes to an amusement park.
A realtor suggests a profit-making plan to a homeowner, which allegedly led to harassment and thousands of dollars of debt.
An elderly woman sues a man for vandalism and trespassing; a man is accused of slashing the tires of his ex-girlfriend's truck.
A mother sues over an alleged loan to the grandmother of her children; family members fight over their mother's funeral expenses; alleged sloppy workmanship on softball hats.
A woman sues her adoptive mother for alleged damages to her home; a woman demands mortgage payment payback from her mother's ex-boyfriend; a man sues his ex-girlfriend for a house full of furniture.
A young man's defense for damaging a teenager's phone with a laser beam is that he's a redneck and that's what he does for fun; when a car stops running after three months, its owner mistakenly believes that the previous owner should help her fix it.
A woman says mold took over her home and she lost nine women's tenancies; a painter raises her original estimate and asks for more money on top of that after discovering wallpaper that had to be removed.
A man's death, a valuable witness, and a car said to have been sold on consignment come into play when a Cadillac sale goes bad; a woman sues for damages after being bitten by a dog she was trying to harness.
A man implies that his ex didn't want to lose her disability benefits by marrying him; a man released from jail says he never saw the car for which he is being sued; a real-estate agent accuses a former client of brokering deals behind his back.
A teacher says her ex-boyfriend came to her home drunk and tried to force himself on her; a woman says her neighbors damaged her fence; revealing texts come to light when a woman sues an ex-friend for repayment of a loan to hire her fiance a lawyer.
An ex-lover sues a college teacher for repayment of thousands of dollars in loans; a business owner says a security company offered their services for free.
A woman says a friend's pet mauled her service dog; a teen says her ex-roommate kicked her out of her own apartment and would not let her retrieve her belongings.
A full-time Uber driver is accused of not paying a dime in child support for more than a year; an audio recording seals one litigant's fate in a case involving a storm-damaged fence and unsatisfactory repairs.
When a roommate's relatives invade a man's living-room space, police get involved; a woman says her introduction to an unexpected new roommate was a picture of injuries she inflicted on her estranged husband; a teen is accused of damaging property.
A homeowner accuses tenants of damaging the property; motorists fight over blame for a crash; a woman says supposed loans were just payback from when she bailed her sister out of gambling debt years ago; a man says he lent money to an online friend.
A young girl is dragged to the ground when her leashed dog takes off and, reportedly, attacks a neighbor's pet; when a Florida hurricane threatens a man's home, he cuts down three of his neighbor's mature trees.
A woman accuses her ex-friend of posting nude photos of her daughter on Facebook; a woman calls the police when her aromatherapy diffuser goes missing, pointing the finger at her landlord and claiming she feared for her safety.
A young woman says her ex-boyfriend threatened to post photos of her online; after a nasty fight over utilities and cleaning fees, former co-workers and friends warn others never to live together.
A woman says she was hit up for loans by her daughter, who doesn't seem to care about payback; when a business venture starts to lose money, young entrepreneurs lock themselves in their office in a bid to save their company.
A woman says she was injured when steps gave way on her property because of a contractor's shoddy work; a man is livid when he discovers that the class 83 Buick Regal he purchased was never intended to be driven.
A woman claims that her neighbors tore down her fence in the middle of the night, and their feud got physical; a woman tries to produce a marketing video to advocate for cancer patients and sues a filmmaker who reportedly gave her a great deal.
A woman with feral cats sues a neighbor whose large dogs killed three of them; the judge is outraged by a man who refuses to pay back a loan because, he says, the lender works two jobs and lives with his parents, so he doesn't need the money.
A woman gets emotionally overwrought when the judge asks her to produce evidence to back up her shaky claims that a mechanic stole her car; a woman says local police were of little help when her boyfriend ripped her off for thousands of dollars.
A fight breaks out when a daycare owner tries to collect payment; a landlord says he lowered rent in exchange for being able to sleep over; ex-sister-in-law says a woman spent child support on herself; a low-wage earner says she lent a friend $6,000.
When a woman comes into money, she offers to help her truck-driving daughter with her bills and expects to be paid back; a dissatisfied customer offers up three videos as evidence that his contractor did a lousy job.
A man fighting colon cancer accuses his son of motorcycle theft and false arrest; a senior citizen claims she was the victim of a scam by an unlicensed contractor.
Teenagers rumored to have a history with the police are accused of damaging their own apartment; a simple question leads to surprising answers when a teen is accused of stealing a motorcycle.
An emotional discussion about death turns into accusations of a choke hold by a family member and a lawsuit over an arrest; a married couple who bought a new home accuse the previous owner of damaging the property on the way out.
Unwed parents fight over a tax return, jail time, job loss and drug possession; a young man admits a tiny dog jumped out of his arms, but he doesn't accept responsibility; a driver accuses her ex of causing a car in her name to be impounded and sold.
A woman sues her former friend for profits from a litter of puppies and for false arrest; the judge does not believe the stories of ex-lovers fightig over thousands of dollars in damages; a repeat-attack rescue dog is accused of biting a man.
A loving mother explains her teen son's inability to understand how a "friend" could steal from him; after a terrible accident totals two cars, the judge shares a little instruction on how to deal the rush-hour traffic.
Two families fight over dueling restraining orders after sons get into trouble with the law for drug possession; an uninsured motorist tries to blame a fellow driver for her accident.
When departure from an apartment doesn't work out according to a tenant's plan, he is accused of ratting out his landlord to the city.
A woman says movers damaged her prized lamp, from Paris; a man lets his ex-roommates know that it was not OK for them to become romantically involved after they all moved in together.
A woman breaks down while describing how her niece takes advantage of her elderly mother; a man expects the judge to believe that his insurance company advised him to pay for knee surgery in cash; a woman explains a non-exclusive relationship.
A diamond expert and his ex-wife feud over gems; a basketball player pays thousands in hotel charges for her teammates, only to learn that she must recoup the money herself; a business associate sues for breach of contract in a sneaker deal.
A pool service provider accuses a client of drastically changing the job parameters a year after his initial work; after a mother relocates to ensure the safety of her children, their grandmother sues her for travel expenses.
When a miniature Maltese/poodle grows to be larger than expected, the dog's owners sue the pet store owner for a refund; when a young woman comes into a settlement, her friend's father asks to borrow $3,000.
A mother of five is left stranded with three additional children when her friend does not return from vacation on time; a puppy broker says he accidentally refunded a client thousands of dollars; a bride is accused of neglecting to pay her caregiver.
The sale of alcohol, a pay-to-play talent show and Facebook slander are involved when a dance studio owner is sued; a woman hands out dating advice after saying she was threatened by an ex-friend, who is suing her for car rental fees and gas money.
A woman demands payback for bailing an ex-lover out of jail; a woman sues the father of her children for the return of her belongings and her father's remains.
A woman is allegedly assaulted while trying to retrieve her dog from an ex-lover; the judge questions a man's sobriety when he seems confused.
A divorced couple spends thousands of dollars to get the best possible lawyer for their child, then dispute over who owes for the costly decision.
A father sues the woman he hired to care for his child; the Judge warns a young man with previous drug problems about the slippery slope of recreational drug use.
A son sues his mother's caregiver for damages; dueling mothers allegedly bail the father of their children from jail in order to see whom he will choose to live with.
A woman sues her former friends for slander; a young woman is accused of hitting a fellow motorist in a parking lot.
A dog loses an eye while in kennel care; a woman claims her car was vandalized with a golf club.
A man is accused of wrecking a car; a woman sues a man after he allegedly totals her car.
A woman hires a dog trainer but then refuses to pay because she wasn't happy with the lesson; a woman sues her ex-fiancé for half the price of an engagement ring and for car repairs.
When pet owners neglect to neuter their dogs, they end up with a litter of husky/pit bull puppies and fight over who gets to keep them; a handyman's contract leaves out any details about the scope of work, and an unsatisfied customer sues him.
A woman and her girlfriend claim ex-roommates backed out of their lease after an air-quality issue that sent them all to a hotel; female co-workers, who became romantically involved, fight over an unpaid loan to buy a car.
A landlord signals that money is owed by turning his tenant's power on and off, then claims his efforts resulted in $50 placed under a rock on top of his car; in a feud over $700 in frozen meat, the judge gets a primer on beef sticks.
When a woman asks her roommate the whereabouts of an LP, he says he sold it at a garage sale.
A man hires detectives to find a handyman he says owes him money and vandalized his property; a woman rents a hotel room to celebrate her birthday but winds up suing a former friend for smoking and mini-bar thieving.
A woman neglects to tell her dear friend that the car she is making payments on is about to be repossessed; a woman admits to pawning guns owned by her teenage daughter's boyfriend, and he demands to be compensated.
After a man notices bruises on his son's body, he files for a protective order and sues the mother of his child for legal fees; a man accuses a good friend of reneging on a promise to pay him back for a jail bailout.
A teenager having trouble at home is accused of stealing his sister-in-law's wedding ring and pawning it; a woman is accused of bashing her sister's car with a rock after accusations of cheating surface.
A man claims he was provoked by his landlord to retaliate online after she slandered a Nigerian immigrant; a man speeds around a corner and slams into a utility pole, causing it to topple; he claims a stranger stole the car and wrecked it.
A woman sues her son for unpaid rent and damages to a home; a 19-year-old sues his ex for the return or value of a purebred pit bull; a woman demands payback to the tune of $7,000 after a party does not bring in anticipated profits.
A man accused of assault on his ex-girlfriend changes his story once evidence of bruising is brought to light.
A woman says a large, out-of-control dog ran into her car and damaged it; the dog's owner claims his pet was hit and injured by the vehicle; a man accused of assault is bailed out of jail by his boss, who claims he was ungrateful for his generosity.
A partygoer testifies that a friend's parked car was slammed and thrown across the street by a passing vehicle; a newlywed accuses a seamstress of ruining 10 bridesmaid dresses for her wedding and demands thousands of dollars for pain and suffering.
A woman accused of stealing from the estate of an 80-year-old woman and selling her furniture sues for slander and defamation; a woman who admits to speeding and totaling a car is sued for damages by the car's registered owner.
A man has buyer's remorse after spending over $8,000 on furniture, but the salesperson points to a no-refund policy clearly printed on the receipt; a woman sues an artist for a refund on a custom-built table, and he countersues for unpaid labor fees.
A woman sues her child's father for the return of property, and he says she filed a restraining order and called DCS repeatedly; after shelling out over $7,000 for lawn care, a man claims his landscaper failed to complete the job he was hired to do.
A woman submits video she says is evidence of her cheating boyfriend trying to break into her house; a landlord claims she gave her young tenant a list of rules to live by, but the tenant says they were not in the original contract.
After a woman decides not to move into a new apartment, the landlord keeps her money; a woman says her ex's roommate borrowed her car and ruined it; a woman demands that her ex pay her back for loans she says she made to clear his DUI fines.
Ex-lovers fight over accusations of abuse of a beloved cat who was long overdue for a trip to the vet; when a contractor demands payment for a bathroom overhaul, his client sends pictures accusing him of faulty workmanship.
A defendant is ill-prepared for questions from the judge when she is sued by her ex-roommate for a security deposit; a doctoral student sues his ex-roommate for a loan to pay off credit-card debt, and a disagreement over the use of Uber ensues.
A married couple and their eight children are sued by an ex-landlord for property damage and a stolen phone; after a young woman dies, her cousin sues her widower for money owed on a car.
A homeowner's prized trees are cut down; a litigant expects credit for paying car insurance after the vehicle is repossessed; a mom helps her adult son purchase a car to get a job, and he claims doing chores around the house makes them even.
A man sues his colleague for unpaid services regarding the translation of his book into Portuguese; a man says his brother threw boiling water on his back during an argument, causing second-degree burns.
A mistake made by payroll doubles a young man's salary; he neglects to tell anyone and is sued for overpayment.
A couple sue their grandchild's father for an unpaid loan to pay an attorney used to dispute child custody with their daughter; a dog falls deathly ill after bone fragments from cow bones accumulate in its stomach.
A man's access to car auctions gets him into trouble with an old friend when a car deal falls apart; a woman sues her children's grandmother for the unpaid balance on a car.
A young man is accused of violence against his girlfriend; a friendship falls apart after two men fight over a totaled car that was sold for parts.
A litany of hardships come to light when a man sues his ex for car damage and breaking a lease; a woman accuses a friend of stealing money she gave him for safekeeping; woman claims her ex-roommate walked out on what he owed for rent and cable bills.
The judge learns about a new dog breed when an 8-year-old boy says a neighbor's pet attacked him; a man who has a passion for antique cars discovers that his '63 VW van has gone missing after his mechanic goes out of business.
A woman says her former guardian stole from her little sister's bank account.
An elderly woman whose car was towed three times blames her poor vision for the fact that she can't register the vehicle; a woman sues her grandson's stepfather for selling her a bed infested with bedbugs.
A small-business owner claims her marketing manager did not deliver what he promised and accuses him of tampering with her negative online review.
An agoraphobic woman bonds with a rescued dog only to discover that her beloved new companion has a previous owner who wants it back; a man being sued by his unemployed ex claims he owes her nothing and that she just gave him $5,000.
A man sues his adopted son's sister for parking tickets, impound fees and an unpaid loan for a car that's in his name; a woman refuses to hand over her car when a friend tries to repossess it and sues for mental distress after the car is disabled.
A breeder sues a man for selling her a dog that has a genetic disorder, and he countersues, saying he lost business because of her bad online reviews; a man loans a pastor $4,000 to right his traffic wrongs and take a trip to Vegas.
A woman files for a restraining order against her boyfriend after he throws a boot at her and bruises her; a woman receives a large disability settlement but makes the mistake of sharing her good fortune with a friend who is about to be evicted.
A seven-year feud between two neighbors escalates and ends in court with incriminating video evidence of harassment and property damage.
A man must prove that a friend stole from his rare collection of battling cards, and a police report calls his testimony into question; in an effort to make his case against an ex-landlord's eviction, a man changes document details to suit his needs.
A woman accuses her child's father of skipping out on car payments because she filed for child support; a woman says a mechanic's repair work put her damaged van in even worse shape.
After a trip to Costa Rica, friends fight over unpaid travel expenses and unfair charges; a teenager admits that she broke into her godmother's home after locking herself out but neglected to tell anyone, causing the woman to call police.
A woman takes a weekend course to learn how to apply permanent makeup; she ends up suing the beauty company for pain and suffering.
When a man misses a few payments on a car he bought with his ex-girlfriend, she reports the vehicle as stolen; the judge sets her straight.
A struggling single mother takes out renters insurance only weeks before a mysterious fire damages her rental property, and she collects $12,000; a woman hires a contractor to remodel her cabin and claims he misused her credit cards.
Death threats, restraining orders, and a pack of Chihuahuas come into play when family members sue each other for damages; a woman repossesses a vehicle she sold to former friends after they damage it and fail to make a payment for six months.
A dog who was being walked by a 6-year-old child is accused of attacking a smaller dog and its owner; a concerned neighbor takes in a locked-out 19-year-old; a man denies owing his ex for a loan.
A man admits to going through his lover's phone in order to see if he was cheating, and their relationship ends soon after; a woman is sued by her ex-best friend for damages that her daughter is accused of inflicting on a rental property.
A homeowner claims she was forced to put her new home back on the market because of the financial strain caused by her tenant; a landlord says he was in disbelief when he walked into his property to find the nasty mess left by his tenant's four dogs.
A landlord is sued by a tenant for failing to show up for a housing inspection; another tenant complains that her landlord kept putting the property up for sale; a woman sues her daughter for property damage and punitive damages for slander.
Trailer park owners sue a former tenant for saying bedbugs were running rampant on their property; a woman invests $5,000 to start a home health-care business with a former friend but claims she was scammed and never saw a penny in return.
A woman sues a breeder for return of money she paid for a puppy; a woman calls the police on her basement-locking landlord; a woman claims her tenant and his boyfriend vandalized her property and posted inappropriate photos of her on the Internet.
A contractor with over 40 years in the industry accuses a disgruntled customer of slamming him on social media; the judge doesn't believe the story a woman tells of renting a guesthouse to her daughter's father and accusing him of property damage.
Hair dressers' partnership ends in a fight over possession of property and lost wages; the judge tells it like she sees it to a man who admits he agreed to pay back his ex-lover for a loan, even though he had no plan to do so.
A woman claims her manager illegally repossessed her car, and his excuse is that she was about to be fired; a man's ex-fiancee says he stole her camera.
A child suffers a concussion while playing in a league tournament; brothers find that their first home purchase is not all it's cracked up to be.
A woman posts a video referencing a personal story that her ex-roommate had shared with her; after a breakup, a woman is left to care for her ex-boyfriend's two dogs, six lizards, and mother.
A man can't decide if he gave his ex a trip as a gift or as loan payback; a caregiver accuses an ailing grandmother of pitching a fit and damaging her car.
A young lawyer sues his former tenants for unpaid rent and damages to his home after neighbors complain of strong pet odors; a woman is convinced that her neighbor is operating a drug business out of his apartment.
A man presents two videos showing proof that an upstairs neighbor is responsible for water damage to his condo; a man claims he made a barter deal to buy a Harley, but his employer says the man broke his equipment, making the work deal impossible.
A pregnant young woman sues her ex-boyfriend for $4,000 in moving costs; a landlady accuses an ex-tenant of illegal activity when she sues him for unpaid rent and damages.
A man is short on money for rent and a security deposit, so he offers up the use of his car; a man and woman who met online see each other for the first time in court and continue to accuse each other of stalking and harassment.
A landlady claims the man she locked out was not a legal tenant; an insurance company finds a man to be at fault, but he is determined to make his case to the judge.
After police execute a warrant for a man charged with assault with a deadly weapon, a landlord demands compensation for a busted-down door; a teen insists she gave her ex-friend $500 in cash for his broken down car, but he sues her for over $4,000.
Threats of wage garnishment, a guilty plea in an auto accident, and accusations of auto theft come into play when a woman sues her son; the judge reprimands reckless drivers who didn't know how to share the road and caused an accident on the freeway.
A woman accuses her former friend of theft and an illegal lockout; a man with a history of violence pleads guilty to vandalizing his ex-lover's car.
A woman sues her mother for custody of a dog; the judge suspects that a forklift operator with a toddler may be in the habit of stiffing day care facilities out of payments they are due.
Newlyweds attempt to fix up their home but end up suing a home remodeler; the judge is incredulous when a woman offers up a pitiful defense of her behavior with a former roommate.
A self-proclaimed nosy neighbor cares for a woman's Great Dane and is accused of spaying her unnecessarily; a woman says she was scammed out of more than $4,000 after answering a blind sales call.
A defendant is accused of scamming people with promises to "find'' vehicles for them to buy; family members who gave a woman a home, health care and a car demand payback.
After helping out a homeless pair, a woman sues them for repayment of loans; a man demands a refund on a broken-down camper.
An accident involving an uninsured and unlicensed driver; a man claims his ex-wife used his health care debit card for their daughter; a dispute over a $5,500 security deposit, property damage and drug paraphernalia.
A man sues a former co-worker for failing to build a website for his business; a man is sued for unpaid rent, a broken tablet and hotel costs.
A puppy's lost ear is blamed on an allegedly inexperienced breeder; a landlord who gave a departing tenant a list of "wear and tear'' damages.
A man with over a dozen arrests is incensed when his mother and sister accuse him of assault and theft; a traveling nurse claims she was bitten by her neighbor's cat.
A woman leaves her children in the backseat of her car in order to seek child support to buy diapers; her actions lead to a nasty fight with her ex.
A woman regrets hiring family friends to help with a move when her vehicle is involved in a police chase and work hours are disputed.
A teen accuses his landscaping boss of stealing money from his bank account, and the boss says the boy was fired after being verbally abusive to his wife; a woman claims she paid more than $4,000 for a landscaping job that was never even started.
Accusations of child abuse, an ankle monitor and a restraining order come into play when a man and his son sue their ex-roommate for return of property; a young woman accused of vandalizing a rental property points the finger at her husband.
After seeing a resemblance to an ex-girlfriend's baby, a man takes a paternity test, then the mother of his newfound child sues him for vandalism; a teenager fights to regain possession of her dog after temporarily giving her away to a friend.
A 19-year-old sues her ex-boyfriend for holding her against her will and destroying her new phone; a woman, confused by time zone differences, admits that she lost her license due to a DUI, and a friend sues her for time he spent driving her around.
A 5-year-old recovering from a tonsillectomy is said to have been upset by his mother's behavior, but she denies all vandalism charges; a doctor claims his former employee stole thousands of dollars from him.
An incident in juvenile hall leaves a teen with a $25,000 settlement, and he says his father sold his newly purchased vehicles when he was jailed again; a woman claims a car lot owner and his friend conned her over the sale of a vehicle.
Teen cousins, who dated the same boy, team up with their grandmothers to sue each other over a smashed cell phone; a woman calls it quits as a landlady after her former tenant sues her for a security deposit.
Ex-lovers fight over a trip to Italy after their young son gets sick and the trip is called off; winnings from a sports pool are called into question when the game goes into an unprecedented overtime playoff.
A man readily admits that he beat up his sister-in-law's fiancée after, he says, they robbed his home of slot-machine money.
When a young mother tries to dictate custodial rights to her child's father, Judge Judy sets her straight; a woman sues a couple for breaching their contract to paint her house.
Stolen property, "door wiggling," and a fear of roaches come into play when two women fight over accusations of vandalism; fresh out of prison, an ex-con dates a woman who, he says, "gifts" him money for a Mercedes SUV and new front teeth.
A woman is accused of illegally using a professional photo of her grandchild to make a statement; a woman admits she is still making payments on her wedding dress after the engagement was called off, and she wants her ex to help out.
An attempt to reign in a roommate's sloppiness ends in an assault, an arrest and a plea bargain; after a TV falls off the wall, a woman says she found 20 unused screws left by the handyman who installed the television.
Footage of a purported assault is viewed in court to try to get a restraining order; a 19-year-old is reprimanded for poor roommate etiquette; a man sues his ex-fiancée for the return of money he paid for a car and for the value of a wedding ring.
Underage drinking, party games, and a full-grown pit bull who's not potty-trained come into play when ex-roommates go their separate ways; a hairstylist's client is attacked by a Rhodesian ridgeback, and the dog's owner blames the client.
Families fight over custody of a dog; a mother is shocked to see caregivers trying to retrieve a sticker from her toddler's mouth.
A single mother is offered refuge in a woman's home; she later sues for damaging a lamp and unlawful eviction.
The judge dispenses wise advice when a driver is sued for not one, but three, limo accidents.
A motorist admits he ran a stop sign and accidentally killed a dog; a woman is forced to dip into her 401(k) savings and her wages are garnished after a bum car deal with her ex-lover.
A woman accuses her former tax-business partner of vandalizing her office and stealing her client files; a man's extensive online research still lands him with a mechanic who never repairs his car.
A dressmaker is sued for an allegedly ill-fitting dress; a teenager says an Uber driver caused an accident.
Furious about a rent increase, a woman stops paying; parents purchase a car for their son that has a lien on the title.
A woman brings her child out of state -- against a court order -- then makes allegations against the child's father.
A mother's side business lands her in hot water; dog owners are told how to deal with other leashed dogs on a walk; owners of a wounded animal sue.
A woman says a handyman acted inappropriately with her daughter; he sues for defamation.
A car seller repossesses a vehicle over $60, the final amount owed; a woman says her ex-roommate owes her $5,000.
A woman says her intoxicated boyfriend assaulted her in Las Vegas and wants compensation for her injuries.
A landlord and a tenant attack each other during an altercation; a woman sues her late boyfriend's wife
An eyewitness tells of a car crash; a teen demonstrates how he pushed another child on the playground.
A homeless couple accuse a former friend of cheating them out of pay and harassing them on the job; a teen accidentally stabs a co-worker's phone with a pen.
A man is accused of repeatedly kicking his girlfriend's car; a landlady discovers a fire pit on her property; an Australian terrier is accused of biting a man.
A store's customer is shocked to see a photo of himself portrayed as a shoplifter; a landlady sues a tenant for harassment.
A woman sues contractors for shoddy workmanship; they say she held their tools hostage and extorted money from them.
A woman says her horse was injured and held hostage by a stable owner; a couple regret trying to barter cash and a vehicle for a kitchen overhaul.
A man sues his child's mother of sabotaging his planned visitation and sues her for travel expenses.
A woman is accused of failing to repay a loan after finding out her boyfriend is a felon; a roommate sues a circus acrobat for return of his rent and security deposit.
A mechanic sues a boat's owner for an unpaid bill; a woman regrets lending her sister money to fight a DUI.
A man is accused of terrifying three children; a landlady says an evicted tenant caused $5,000 worth of damage; a motorist is accused of causing a collision.
A nonprofit group accuses a photographer of swindling; a truck driver says his ex-girlfriend nabbed two of his vehicles.
A puppy's new owner says its sale was rushed because the seller knew it was sick; a baby's parents fight over wedding rings, a tablet and credit-card charges.
A teenager is accused of corrupting her landlord's daughter with drugs and alcohol; a man says a woman and her daughter lied about a car's mileage.
The ownership of a puppy named Nugget is contested.
Someone else claims the money from a couple's winning ticket; a woman is accused of not paying for the car she totaled.
A young man says his roommate locked him out when he showed up to retrieve his possessions, but she says he didn't hear him; a person moves out after saying his landlord broke a promise to not smoke in the house.
A man says his cousin and her friends vandalized his car; a man rents to a tenant's granddaughter.
A teenager says she was evicted with undue force; a woman says her landlord kept her security deposit.
A man sues his former brother-in-law; a woman sues her ex-boyfriend for an unpaid loan.
Allegations are made about road rage between two motorists; a woman sells her car to a friend, but doesn't possess the title.
A woman battles with her ex and his pregnant fiancee.
Accusations fly over a burnt couch; a man wants to recover farm equipment that he thinks belongs to his deceased father's estate.
A feud between neighbors involves restraining orders, home liens and an alleged dog attack; a woman sues a former friend.
A pool technician is accused of stealing; ex-lovers fight over insurance, payments and repairs on a truck.
A very unsatisfied customer sues an upholsterer over quality of workmanship; a couple say they were scammed into returning a vehicle they were in the process of buying.
A tenant is accused of leaving an apartment in shambles; a small dog is attacked by a large one who was let out accidentally.
A raiser of exotic fish sues her business partner for travel expenses to a reef-and-reptile convention; a skateboarder collides with a parked car at high speed.
The owner of a children's salon says he cannot turn a profit; a woman says a former friend assaulted her and vandalized her car.
A former talent partner refuses to accept that she is technically a squatter; an 8-year-old girl tells how her little dog was attacked by a pit bull.
A man confronts an unassuming driver he deems reckless; a drag race ends in a car's demise.
An evicted young couple refuse to move out; a stray poodle is accused of biting a man in the face.
A boxing trainer is accused of inappropriately touching a woman and violating a non-compete agreement.
A woman says she was attacked by her lover's ex-girlfriend; an engineer claims he never received rims that he paid for.
A father sues when his teen daughter's car title is not handed over to her; a motorcycle is impounded as its new owner is returning it.
A magical carriage ride fails to live up to the bride and her mother's expectations; a woman sues her former landlady over a restraining order.
A winning golfer at a fundraiser claims he was ripped off; a house cat escapes and ruins a $9,000 flooring job.
A woman is ordered out of the courtroom to find proof that she bought a car; a regular dog walk becomes a frightening attack when a neighbor's dogs get loose.
A man sues his cousin for trashing their apartment; a landlady accuses a tenant of subletting without permission and skipping out on rent; while investigating a case, the judge is surprised to find a picture of the president and first lady.
Mom and baby sitter fight over the cost of child care; a woman sues her ex for the repayment of a loan and accuses him of assault.
Former friends dispute a fender bender; an elderly woman twice falls down the stairs at her apartment building, then is sued for unpaid rent and damages.
A newlywed sues his wedding videographer for aggravation; a man finds evidence at the scene of a hit-and-run, tracks down a suspect and sues.
Property owners fight over liability after a bonfire damages a neighbor's fence; a man made to vacate his home demands that his landlord pay for moving expenses and renovations he made.
A homeowner demands a refund from a contractor, saying his work was substandard; a man says a friend owes him money for working on his disability case; the judge is suspicious of the money trail related to the sale of a supposedly stolen car.
A car's seller ignores a buyer having second thoughts; a married couple do not let their repossessed vehicle go without a fight.
A young man is accused of blackmailing his 15-year-old ex-girlfriend with intimate photos; a teen says she was falsely arrested for stealing a phone.
A friend demands payback for good deeds; a woman says her ex forgave the balance of a car loan.
A man admits to buying expensive rims for his luxury vehicle, which was repossessed because he failed to make car payments; ex-roommates fight over a security deposit.
A couple say a used-car dealer hustled them with a registration runaround; a man tells police that he saw an auto-repair shop stripping a stolen vehicle of its parts.
A dog owner sues for an unpaid stud fee; a driver and her passenger fight over blame for a car crash that occurred when they were both drunk.
After a potential buyer damages a motorcycle, the seller pockets the down payment and sells it to someone else; a man sues his daughter's ex for impound fees.
A woman says her ex conned her into placing her own diamond in an engagement ring setting he bought; motorists blame each other for a crash.
A teen denies shooting a stranger with a BB gun, causing serious injuries; a man accuses his ex's large dog of damaging his apartment.
A man accuses a pair of cousins of stealing his rebate card from a store; a woman sues her sister's ex-boyfriend.
A young woman faces problems with her former roommates; a young mother says her child's father sold her property.
A woman is accused of breaking into her own apartment, injuring herself and bleeding on the bed; a man accuses his ex of cheating on him and blocking his calls.
The grandmother of a talented athlete demands a refund after the girl drops out of her basketball league because she disagrees with her coach.
A boat owner says the captain of the SS Enterprise damaged his vessel; family members say the food at their annual reunion was store-bought and in low supply.
A man is suing his ex-wife for breaking a lease and going back on a loan to buy a Ford Mustang; a man denies allegations of drug use, though an insistent former landlord says that he has proof in the form of a police report.
A woman on disability sues her child's father for repayment of a loan; a former tenant sues a man for damages.
Siblings feud over a car; a man sues his son for substandard and unfinished work on his home.
A promoter backs out of a motorcycle race prematurely.
Damages and unpaid rent are left in a roommate's wake; a man refuses to pay for a broken-down vehicle his friend won for him in an auction.
Two witnesses are removed from the courtroom during an exchange between two former lovers about a car and an alleged assault; a disabled postal worker drives through the side of a home causing a massive amount of damage.
Former lovers fight over bad living conditions, calls to the police and a kidney surgery; a man is accused of being drunk at an uncle's birthday party, though he claims to have been punched by a family member.
A neighbor denies ramming into a gate and knocking it off its hinges even though she was caught in the act; an unemployed woman uses her 81-year-old aunt's credit card to buy more than $2,500 worth of Christmas gifts for her children.
A man denies breaking his ex-fiancee's wrist during an argument involving rent money and accusations of infidelity.