Joe and Emily help a bride-to-be who refuses to sign a pre-nuptial agreement, accusing her fiance of infidelity.
Randi's cousin is accused of abusing her mother, an elderly woman with Alzheimer's disease; Lynn's daughter is suspended from school.
Randi believes discrimination was involved in the case of a bright student who was denied admission to a university.
Lynn helps a man maintain custody of his children when his estranged wife argues he is an unfit parent.
Joe enlists Viveca's assistance in arguing for visitation rights with an 8-year-old boy he has been mentoring for three years.
Joe sues the state's Board of Education when a black teacher is fired for failing a standardized test.
Lynn fights for a parolee's right to father a child even though it violates his probation; Joe defends a Vietnam veteran charged with driving a motorized wheelchair while intoxicated.
A pregnant woman wants to induce labor early to use the baby's stem cells to save her sick 8-year-old son.
After an associate is caught in gangster gunfire while visiting a client, the firm sues the local police department.
Rex breaks his own rule about representing children when a youth fights the dissolution of his adoption.
Lynn handles a custody battle on Christmas Day; Emily and Rex help a man who was turned down for a job because of his height.
Emily helps a woman whose husband violated their prenuptial agreement by having an affair with a woman online; Randi helps a judge who was suspended for lying on his resume.
Randi helps a depressed woman charged with murder after leaving her children in a locked, sweltering car.
The entire firm is placed on the case of a U.S. citizen who is arrested and charged with espionage after a neighbor reports him as a suspicious-looking Arab.
Lynn agrees to help her neighbor when his mistress seeks child support; Joe and Viveca try and help a mother regain custody of her child.
A couple fights to keep custody of their 14 children; a man wants to continue receiving child support from his ex-wife even though she plans to quit her job after her new baby is born.
Joe is injured when a client's son makes crystal meth using the faulty formula he got from a book on the subject, and Rex decides to sue the publisher of the book.
Joe places the firm at risk when a 16-year-old boy seeks custody of his two younger brothers following the death of their mother.
A teenager is arrested for vandalizing property, but Viveca discovers the girl has been repeatedly molested by her mother's boyfriend.
A custody battle becomes a race issue when Randi and Emily help a parolee prove that she is a fit mother after a white couple decide they want to adopt her children.
Lynn fights for a 9-year-old girl to receive experimental medication to stop her cancer from spreading; the firm forces Joe to drop a pro bono case for a paying client.
Lynn emancipates a 15-year-old girl from her abusive parents, saving the youth from a life of prostitution; Danni and Joe take on a unique custody case.
With Lynn leading the way, the firm fights tooth and nail to stop the execution of a 19-year-old who was convicted five years earlier of shooting up his school.
A shocking death forces Randi into a very difficult decision; Danni backs up a famous musician planning to open a rehabilitation center for the poor in Beverly Hills.
Lynn and Joe represent a woman in a custody battle against her ex-husband and an American Indian Reservation.
Complications arise when Randi accepts the case of a woman who left her newborn on the steps of Holt & Associates after Lynn turned it down.
Lynn and Joe represent a gay man in a custody battle with his partner for their two adopted children.
Lynn helps a friend retain custody of her son after he accidentally shoots and kills his older brother with his mother's handgun.
Danni and Randi represent an Orthodox Jewish woman in a custody battle against her devout Christian ex-husband.
The U.S. attorney seizes the firm's files because of possible affiliation with Joe's money-laundering.
When Joe defends a college student on bogus drug charges, he finds himself the victim of a sting operation.
Lynn defends a man on trial for the mercy killing of his dying wife; Viveca sues a landlord for denying her tenancy.
Randi and Joe battle for a couple who oppose their hospital's decision to separate their Siamese twins, an operation which could put the life of one child in jeopardy.
Lynn battles a local television station, suing them for exploitation after cameramen refuse to intervene when a mob assaults her and then use the footage on the news.
Danni defends a woman whose alcoholism causes her to lose her unborn child; Lynn fights a difficult palimony case for a prostitute.
A restraining order jeopardizes a woman's custody of her children.
The lawyers band together to sue the man they believe murdered Andres' father and tortured his mother.
Joe and Lynn face a moral conflict during a trial over a kidney transplant recipient; Danni defends a chimpanzee in a custody case.
Rex's schizophrenic brother throws a man in front of an oncoming car; Randi and Lynn fight to bring Andrs back to the United States.
Joe and Danni bring a class-action suit against the Department of Child Services.
A shocked Danni voices concerns when a troubled 9-year-old is mistreated in a foster home and the Department of Child Services ignores her pleas.
Danni and Randi face off in a custody battle; Rex helps free his destitute brother from a psychiatric ward.
Lynn's friend, who is dying of a brain tumor, begs Lynn to help her get a quick divorce from her husband, a politician trying to use her condition to squeeze out sympathy votes.
Lynn struggles with the shocking knowledge that the client she is representing in a custody battle sexually abused his child; Randi gets closer to a history-making case.
Lynn defends her neighbors in a custody battle for their adopted son.
A Roman Catholic priest is accused of beating a woman into a coma during an exorcism; Andres faces deportation.
Randi helps a mentally impaired couple to retain custody of their child; Rex has unexpected guilt pangs; Lynn resumes a purely physical relationship with Michael.
Randi faces another jail sentence when she resists arrest and assaults an officer; Lynn's client denies physically abusing his wife and children; a man sues for custody of a dummy.
Randi and Rex realize that one of their clients, a street-tough gang member, is about to murder his college-bound brother.
Lynn (Kathleen Quinlan) wrestles with a case involving a drug addict who was coerced into being sterilized. With Julie Warner, Dixie Carter and Christopher McDonald. Guest star: Donna Hanover.
A social worker is arrested for kidnapping a boy from his abusive parents; an elderly woman distributes inexpensive prescription drugs from Mexico.
Rex's estranged wife (Bo Derek) shows up with a new boyfriend; Randi reunites with her daughter; Lynn kidnaps a judge.
A popular television minister may be the father of an illegitimate child; a transsexual fights for child custody.
A teenage killer's adoptive parents are sued for negligence; a woman divorces her husband before revealing she won the lottery.
A woman resurfaces after two years of being on the run with her young daughter; Danni's client sues a hairdresser who refused to cut her hair.
A man attempts to regain custody of his daughter after serving time for murdering his wife; Viveca finds employment with Rex after passing the bar exam.
Lynn and Rex join forces to defend a 10-year-old boy accused of murder; Danni and Don come to a crossroads in their relationship; Randi's client believes his estranged wife cast a spell on him.
Lynn must decide whether an AIDS-stricken boy will be administered life-prolonging drugs; Danni defends her father when he causes a car accident; Rex unknowingly becomes the subject of a filmmaker's documentary.
Rex defends a mother accused of shaking her baby to death; Randi fights to save a dog's job; Lynn lowers her standards by searching for clients.
Lynn's opposing counsel in a wrongful termination case turns out to be her ex-husband; Lynn and Michael argue over who will get the children for Thanksgiving.
Against Lynn's wishes, Danni represents a wealthy basketball player who refuses to pay child support; Lynn does whatever it takes to collect a payment.
Lynn represents an immigrant wanted for a robbery in Afghanistan; children don't want their parents to attend soccer games; Andres is hurt by Lisa's dismissive treatment.
Lynn's ethics and feelings make a custody case difficult; Rex's estranged brother appears; Danni represents an obnoxious, elderly actor.
Lynn's client wants to have his troubled daughter committed to a mental institution; Danni breaks up with Don and swears off all men.
Randi is reminded of her past when she defends a former prison guard charged with rape; Lynn negotiates a divorce settlement for a teen actor; Danni must prepare a prenuptial agreement for her ex-boyfriend.
Lynn represents a woman whose ex-husband is teaching their children racism; Rex represents an animal-rights activist; Danni gets a visit from her ex-boyfriend.
Lynn represents the parents of a child with Down syndrome who are suing the doctor for negligence; Lynn cares for her sick son as she divorces her husband.
An attorney and a mother tries to keep her law firm and family together when her husband leaves with the majority of the practice.