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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
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 man claims he has nothing to do with water damage allegedly caused by his neighbor; a kitchen renovation falls apart.
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 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 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 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 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.
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.
When accusations of suspicious conduct arise, a man refuses to return his 2-year-old daughter to her mother's home.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
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 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 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 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 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.
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 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 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 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 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 accused of assault on his ex-girlfriend changes his story once evidence of bruising is brought to light.
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 seven-year feud between two neighbors escalates and ends in court with incriminating video evidence of harassment and property damage.
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 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.
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 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.
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 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 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 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.