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 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.
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.
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.
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 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 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 man claims he was attacked by the repo man when his car was being towed; the men call the police on each other.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
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 woman claims her charity was forced to close after alleged internet defamation, which caused the loss of over 3,000 donors.
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 resorts to self-help in her efforts to financially recover from an alleged attack on her small dog; a landlord claims that repairs made by her tenant caused property damage when a hurricane hit.
Ex-roommates fight over alleged vandalism; the sale of a 17-year-old car between family friends ends in a lawsuit.
A man claims he has nothing to do with water damage allegedly caused by his neighbor; a kitchen renovation falls apart.
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.
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 man accuses his ex of purposefully breaking his TV during an argument; a woman claims she visited a broken-down truck to remember her recently deceased father and sues a man for disposing of the vehicle.
A woman takes in a homeless coworker, 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.
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 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.
An alleged stabbing during a heated argument with her ex-girlfriend's sister hospitalizes a woman for a month; the accused claims her so-called victim mutilated herself.
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.
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 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.
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 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 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 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 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.
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 woman defends her actions after charges she filed against an ex-lover cause him to be removed from his own 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A woman claims the yapping of a neighbor's small dog caused her to fall off her scooter; the sale and resale of an 18-year-old truck ends well for the salesman but not the new buyer.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A teen accused of drinking, driving and fleeing the scene of an accident insists his car was stolen; a young man says the money his baby's mother gave him was to help him move back to Nebraska.
A self-described eyewitness to a violent road-rage incident claims a cyclist was screaming obscenities at a motorist.
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.
A motorist is accused of tracking down a biker who annoyed him and tackling him into a moving car.
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 mother of two suffers a broken nose at the hands of her sister-in-law during a heated fight; a 59-year-old man demands payback from his favorite server at a restaurant.
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.
Custody exchange drama escalates when a woman confronts her estranged husband about scratches on their child.
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.
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 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.
A man claims a seller benefited from his hard labor then sold the property for a huge profit; a teen motorist says a fellow driver ran a stop sign and slammed into him; an uninsured driver claims a race to a parking spot caused an accident.
A convict named Famous is the source of extreme animosity between his fiancee 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.
After getting a deal on a paint job, a woman 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.
When a dog sitter makes an ill-fated decision to visit a locale with a dangerous, large dog, 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 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.
An ex-convict claims that, while he served time, his girlfriend stole from his bank account; she says the money was spent on him.
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.
Neighbors disagree completely as to the terms of breeding and stud fees after their beloved pets hook up and start a family; a man being sued for a $3,200 computer claims his ex said that if he paid for half of a camper, the computer would be free.
A woman wants her ex-fiance to pay for a credit card bill and the fireplace they once used in their shared home; after a man's car is sideswiped at a party, his best friend denies liability.
After making a down payment on a home in her cousin's name, a woman expects to see her money returned when he sells it; the judge suspects government fraud after hearing a bad-check story about Social Security and a 17-year-old gambling problem.
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.
A daycare provider sues a couple 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 crashes her car.
A father and daughter team up on a stepmother to sue for an unpaid loan and for a false restraining order.
A landscaper becomes accused of trying to scam an airplane owner out of his plane and faces a lawsuit for damages.
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.
An 18-year-old sues her child's father for the return of her belongings and for filing false CPS reports.
After fighting over bad checks and missing money, ex-lovers escalate to car vandalism; an uninsured motorist becomes accused of hitting a motorcyclist at high speed, causing the rider to flip over the car.
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.
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 father gets sued for claiming his children, who were taken by CPS, as dependents; a single mother gets a job but becomes accused of failing to pay for her children's daycare; after an arrest, a woman's friend bails her out but then demands payback.
A 9-year-old's birthday party ends in accusations of assault, bullying and feuding mothers.
A woman demands that her Great Dane be returned after a long absence and an unnecessary medical procedure; a woman makes a $5,000 mistake when she answers a random call from a telemarketer.
All hell breaks loose when a woman asks her mother to take care of her homeless friend's child; young, single mothers move out of their family homes and decide to live together only to fight over who gets the master bedroom.
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 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 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 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 young couple with a child save $3,000 for their first apartment but claim it was dreadful; they are accused of smoking pot.
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.
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 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's jaw is broken during a fight at a party, he sues for pain and suffering, while the host says the man was drunk, belligerent and aggressive; after a breakup, a man accuses his ex-lover of hiding his vehicle to avoid him taking it back.
A man accused of assault on his ex-girlfriend changes his story once evidence of bruising is brought to light.
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 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 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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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 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.
An elderly landlady calls the police because she fears a tenant has been a victim of terrible violence; a woman and her child go back to live with her mother after accusing an ex-roommate of non-stop partying.
A woman sues her deceased grandson's former fiancée for the cost of a headstone after a $10,000 life-insurance payout; a couple who broke up weeks after relocating from North Carolina fight over a $5,000 job-relocation fee.
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.
When a woman spins her car and sprays rocks at her estranged lover, he is accused of firing back with a handful of rocks; a woman's carefully planned vacation ends badly when construction starts on the premises and a refrigerator breaks.
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.
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 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 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 mistake made by payroll doubles a young man's salary; he neglects to tell anyone and is sued for overpayment.
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 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 woman says her former guardian stole from her little sister's bank account.
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 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 restaurant server claims she was "football-tackled" by her roommate because she was ignoring her during an argument; a woman claims she suffered an eye infection after a makeup artist applied a permanent tattoo.
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 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 sues her former tenant for damaging her home by installing a hydroponic system to make it a marijuana-growing house; a shared love of woodworking ends badly when a man lets a friend borrow his equipment.
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 woman takes a weekend course to learn how to apply permanent makeup; she ends up suing the beauty company for pain and suffering.
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 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.
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.
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 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 admits to going through his lover's phone 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.
A landlady accuses an ex-tenant of emotional abuse and thousands of dollars in property damage, but her evidence doesn't add up; a visit by child protective services and a dispute over a loan agreement come to a head when brothers sue each other.
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 landlord says his ex-tenant damaged his rental unit, stole property and forged documents to try to prove otherwise; neighbors are furious about a home surrounded by junky cars, but residents say they are in the business of trading used vehicles.
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 shared with her; after a breakup, a woman gets 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 strongly believes that her neighbor operates a drug business out of his apartment.
A man presents two videos showing proof that an upstairs neighbor caused 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 self-proclaimed nosy neighbor cares for a woman's Great Dane and gets accused of spaying her unnecessarily; a woman says she was scammed out of more than $4,000 after answering a blind sales call.
Newlyweds attempt to fix up their home but end up suing a home remodeler; the judge becomes incredulous when a woman offers up a pitiful defense of her behavior with a former roommate.
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 due to them.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 woman grieves her loss of musical enjoyment when, she says, her violin teacher sells her a subpar violin; a woman claims she has video evidence to prove that the $9,000 ring her ex-lover gave her was not to signify an engagement.
A fight over DVDs leads to a $2,000 medical bill; a woman sues her former friend for stealing a car she was supposed to donate; a skateboarder breaks his ankle in three places after failing to stop at a stop sign and slamming into a motor vehicle.
A woman accuses her child's father of not feeding the child, and her remedy is to immediately file for a restraining order.
A man videotapes his ex-fiancée slamming his computer in a car door as she drives away, then she sues him for damages to her vehicle; a woman agrees to pay off a friend's debt in exchange for his old car that dies after five months.
A man pleads guilty to stealing defibrillators and aviation headsets and selling them to a pawn shop; a car buyer's math doesn't add up when Officer Byrd pulls out his trusted Kelley Blue Book and compares figures.
An inconsiderate neighbor lets his large dog use a common area as a toilet; the German shepherd bites the man who videotaped their negligence.
A woman accuses her cousin of filing a false police report against her; a motorist's story loses credibility when he flees the crash scene.
A verbal contract in the amount of $14,500 for a Harley ends badly; a woman's attempt to replace her family's deceased dog with a new puppy comes to an abrupt halt when she learns her pick of the litter has died.
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 motorist admits he ran a stop sign and accidentally killed a dog; a woman must dip into her 401(k) savings and has her wages garnished after a bum car deal with her ex-lover.
The judge dispenses wise advice when a driver gets sued for not one, but three, limo accidents.
A single mother offered refuge in a woman's home later sues for damaging a lamp and unlawful eviction.
Families fight over custody of a dog; a shocked mother discovers caregivers trying to retrieve a sticker from her toddler's mouth.
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 Rhodesian ridgeback attacks a hairstylist's client, and the dog's owner blames the client.
Viewing footage of a purported assault submitted to try to get a restraining order; a 19-year-old gets reprimanded for poor roommate etiquette; a man sues his ex-fiancee for the return of money he paid for a car and for the value of a wedding ring.
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.
A woman accused of illegally using a professional photo of her grandchild to make a statement; a woman admits she still makes payments on her wedding dress after the engagement was called off, and she wants her ex to help out.
A $13,000 family trip to Disney World ends with ex-lovers fighting over who owes for what; an entrepreneur offers her cousin a job, working for her tile, carpet and upholstery cleaning business, then claims he owes her money for the training trip.
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.
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 the contract to paint her house.
A man readily admits that he beat up his sister-in-law's fiance after, he says, the man robbed his home of slot-machine money.
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.
Teen cousins who dated the same boy team up with their grandmothers to sue each other over a smashed cellphone; a woman calls it quits as a landlady after her former tenant sues her for a security deposit.
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.
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.
A 19-year-old sues her ex-boyfriend for holding her against her will and destroying her new phone; a woman admits that she lost her license due to a DUI, and a friend sues her for the time he spent driving her around.
After seeing a resemblance to an ex-girlfriend's baby, a man takes a paternity test, and the mother of his newfound child sues him for vandalism; a teenager fights to regain possession of her dog after temporarily giving it to a friend.
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.
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.
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 woman leaves her children in the backseat of her car in an attempt to seek child support to buy diapers; her actions lead to a nasty fight with her ex.
A man wants money back from a woman who says he threatened her and sent indecent pictures; a woman denies putting her utility bill in her cousin's name.
A woman sues her brother for rent, damages and allegedly stolen property; a woman and her son accuse neighbors of backing into their van.
A Marine is sued after helping a homeless man; a woman says a stylist's attempt at fake dreadlocks resulted in pain and hair loss.
A dog breeder is accused of filing a retaliatory restraining order after a dissatisfied customer complained about her puppy's medical condition; a woman sues her mechanic for fraud when her car's repair bill exceeds its purchase price.
A woman accuses her country singer ex-fiancé of infidelity and of stealing her engagement ring; when finger food for a party is accidentally burned, the event planner has pizza delivered instead.
Winners of a pool tournament say they were promised trophies, a banquet, and $600 in cash but were assaulted by the league manager instead; a woman sues her ex-fiancée for money owed for a wedding dress and impound fees.
Exes fight over rent, property and the cost of a moving van; a lawsuit over unpaid rent and claims of stolen property; a woman says her roommate filed a false restraining order.
A woman says she gave up her daughter for behavioral reasons; after being forced to return her engagement ring, a woman and her ex fight over the cost of a boat.
Tension in a small living space leads to violence; a man sues a former tenant for damages and unpaid rent; a man tries to use his security deposit to cover too many things.
When a woman tries to prepare her family for a future without her, a daughter becomes accused of taking advantage prematurely; an uninsured driver gets sued for property damage.
After causing an accident, an uninsured driver offers his car title in exchange for settling matters without involving the cops; a woman sues her son, who is a father of four.
Parents say their 4-month-old child broke his leg while in daycare; a woman says her hairstylist made her hair fall out.
A man's illness leaves him financially vulnerable, but his ex is sick of waiting for money; a neighbor's large dog attacks a boy playing on a trampoline; a man helps his friend buy a work vehicle, but his friend denies owing him a penny.
A woman makes the ill-fated decision to co-sign for a $28,000 car with her retired ex-boyfriend; a rural property owner, accused of allowing his dogs to run wild and attack other pets, gives his neighbor permission to take action.
After being fired for being high while at work, a man accuses the boss of stealing his tools; a man's attempt to enter his gated community ends in a collision; a woman sues her former friend for crashing her car during a night of partying.
A teenager must convince the judge that he was not at fault in an accident with another motorist; a dispute over dental-care bills after a punch in the face lies at the heart of a fight between sisters romantically linked to the same man.
Theft of a water heater and copper piping from a home leaves a woman without a place to live; rat noises, holes and scurrying scare a beach house tenant and lead her to demand the return of her security deposit.
A woman accuses her foster child of stealing from her home, and accusations of voter fraud and pet theft come into play; when an 83-year-old woman loses her balance and falls off a bed, liability for damages are disputed and sage advice is dispensed.
A woman visits her incarcerated boyfriend and convinces him to place her cable bill in his name, but a change of heart awaits him when he gets out; a singer sues her former business partners for breach of contract and defamation of character.
What begins as one-on-one time between a father and son ends with screaming parents and accusations of vandalism; infidelity leads to a speedy getaway complete with gunfire, a collision and an angry car owner left holding the bill for repairs.
A security guard faces accusations of pulling a gun and a knife on his roommate after a heated exchange about his girlfriend; a motorist respectfully pleads his case with last-minute video evidence when he sues a cyclist for crashing into his car.
During a custody exchange, a mother's temper gets the best of her, and she faces the accusation of damaging property on her way out the door.
A woman sues a salon owner and stylist for over $600 in damages when her custom wig order goes terribly wrong; a woman sues her former son-in-law for an unpaid loan to pay his bills, but he says she had gambling money to share and that it was a gift.
A teen stops payment on his check because, he says, the vehicle fell apart; a driver crashes into a parked car; a woman sues her daughter for costs associated with a repossessed car.
A woman says she loaned a TV to a friend and now wants it back, and her friend accuses her of alcohol abuse and stalking; a motorist strongly denies causing an accident with another vehicle but admits she gave the other driver money for her trouble.
A woman admits that she made a mistake when she stole from her generous boss, who sues her for yet another unpaid loan and late fees; a horse trainer claimed he bailed out his neighbor to the tune of $5,000, but payback checks don't clear the bank.
The judge takes on a pit-bull owner who refuses to accept that her pet, with a history of violent behavior, is a menace to society; a grandmother defends her grandson after he's kicked out of his parents' home; a man misspeaks and ruins his case.
A young mother laments the inequality of the parenting workload when she is sued for rent by her child's father's "family"; a man denies having anger management issues when he is sued by a tenant for harassment, rent and moving expenses.
Fish die when a contaminated pet enters the tank, and an experienced online seller is sued for damages; a man admits that he had too much to drink but claims his ex-girlfriend gave him permission to drive her car, so he did.
Drug abuse, prison time and thousands in arrears come into play when a woman sues her son's ex for an unpaid loan; a woman accuses a former neighbor of taking advantage of her daughter's drug addiction by buying property from her when she was high.
An ex-con is accused of stealing her daughter's identity, leaving the girl with $10,000 of debt, ruined credit and an eviction; a man loses his new car after hitting a deer and being unable to pay for repairs or make car payments.
A woman with a history of alcoholism entrusts a large settlement to her daughter but then claims she never saw the money again; a teenager takes a vacation with her friend's family but runs out of spending money and is sued for repayment.
A man becomes accused of pouring a pitcher of water into a TV set and slashing tires after an argument with his sister over Halloween candy; a truck driver claims his friend stole his cat and gave it away while he was out of town.
An 11-year-old boy admits to lying to the police about vandalizing a neighbor's car after, he says, she stole his basketball; the judge deems a makeup artist's no-refund policy to be outrageous.
Parents suing a motorist for hitting their daughter while she was crossing the street admit that they were not watching her when she was injured.
A man becomes accused of filing a retaliatory restraining order against a co-worker who loses his job because of his actions; a woman leaves all of her personal belongings in free storage for seven months and expects payback when they go missing.
A mother claims a daycare center had a cockroach infestation and mishandled a baby with a weak spine; a nail salon owner becomes accused of damaging a customer's jeans during a hand-softening treatment.
A woman accused of threatening to stab her ex-daughter-in-law fights for visitation with her granddaughter; a woman currently living in her car with her boyfriend claims her ex-roommate disposed of $5,000 worth of her property.
A woman submits video evidence of pigs destroying her backyard, but her pig-owning neighbor refuses to acknowledge the animals are hers; a woman buys a 30-year-old boat from a stranger and then sues for fraud when it sinks.
An angry car owner in hot pursuit of his repossessed car jumps on the tow truck and causes an accident, then sues for false charges of an assault; a dog breeder refuses to return a puppy deposit and claims the dog is still on its way.
An online hookup ends badly when a man's car gets vandalized after he allegedly gets a woman pregnant only weeks after they met; a year after a woman sells her car, she gets hit by impound fees because the buyer never registered the vehicle.
A woman claims she was sleeping when her roommate scarred her for life, but cops report that she was high on PCP; a woman accused of stealing thousands in electronics from her ex-roommate has a major problem convincing the judge of her innocence.
A man loans a co-worker money but asks that it be kept a secret; a woman gives a friend a car title without full payment.
An uninsured driver sues the driver she crashed into; a man sues his ex for a laptop, she claims he was cheating.
A man says his ex broke in, she says she was invited; a woman is accused of firing her contractor after he made a deal with her insurance company.
Evidence includes an assault caught on video and a vulgar voicemail; a woman says the site of her wedding was misrepresented.
A young couple asked to account for their income have a colorful history; an uninsured motorist is questioned.
A man fights to regain custody of his child after the mother moves out of state; a mechanic admits that the car he was supposed to repair was towed.
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 party planner says 660 people showed up to celebrate a girl's 15th birthday and that she was not properly compensated for such a large crowd; a woman sues her neighbor for property damage as a result of his dead tree falling on her property.
A woman sues her former roommate for stealing her belongings and making threats, then she is accused of staging the robbery herself; the judge finds out what a skip day is when she talks to a teen about her new used car that turned out to be a lemon.
A woman flies from California to Minnesota to purchase a cat only to find that its minor infection is not so minor; 19 Club Crackers with every meal is one of the favorites of a woman whose care is being fought over by her son and granddaughter.
A singer performs at a veterans' charity event but insists he never agreed to play for free; a handyman is accused of shoddy workmanship but blames his client's mother and father for botching the paint job their daughter paid for.
A man says he caught his girlfriend cheating but forgave her four days later when she bought him a motorcycle; a woman sues her ex-boyfriend for an unpaid loan to buy a car: she says he promised to pay her back with a tax refund that never appeared.
A widower with a tragic story gets solid advice from the judge when he sues for property damage caused by ferrets; an apartment's state of disrepair is blamed on a tenant who claims all damages are normal wear and tear.
When a young woman sues her parents, one of whom served time in jail, the judge educates lawmakers regarding social support; a young man hits hard times and is taken in by a friend, but later sues him for not helping him move out.
A family rents a vacation home in hope of zip-lining only to discover the business has closed, so they demand a refund; a 19-year-old spends $3,000 on a used car only to find herself stranded with a vehicle from Guam that can't pass a smog test.
A friendly sports bet between co-workers ends with a bloody assault in a parking lot; a contractor is directed to install a pizza oven in a man's home in one week, or he won't get paid.
A woman is accused of damaging a limo and stealing customer fares; ex-lovers get into trouble with the judge when they can't stop arguing with each other in court; a woman says her car was burned to the ground at a former friend's auto repair shop.
A man sues his ex-fiancee for the cost of an engagement ring, but she says he took it with him when he moved out; a mechanic says his drug problem didn't contribute to the theft of a car; a woman sues a longtime former friend.
Two neighbors fight over alleged theft, harassment and a shoving match; a man claims he paid a mover in both money and drugs.
The owners of a German shepherd deny liability for a small dog's injuries; alleged loans for chemotherapy treatments tear a family apart.
A woman wants her daughter's ex-boyfriend to repay her for a failed time-share vacation; a man is on the hook for towing fees after selling a car to an unlicensed driver.
Dog owners fight over liability when an unleashed greyhound is injured; a dispute over a leased car; a mother is sued by a former friend for an unpaid loan and lost wages.
A salon owner claims a stylist left without paying rent; a man accuses his cousin of not paying rent and stealing his clothes; teacher sues her former friend for an unpaid loan to fix up an RV and her friend countersues for emotional distress.
A man goes after his neighbors for alleged damage to his fence; the integrity of two sisters' sworn statements is questioned following an accident; a tenant claims a broken refrigerator caused her to throw out hundreds of dollars worth of food.
A landlord goes after an allegedly delinquent tenant after he is notified about disturbances.
A father fights to get his children back and is sued for travel expenses; a funeral home sues a grieving mother.
A man's trip to Florida with his girlfriend results in a restraining order being filed.
A pet-boarding business' former landlord wants reparations for damages; a woman wants payback for funding her brother's dental work.
A woman's ex-mother-in-law sues her for an unpaid loan; when a woman locks her boyfriend out after learning he was unfaithful, he responds with a lawsuit; a man says his former friend damaged his car with a pipe.
An allegedly inexperienced breeder gets blamed for a puppy's lost ear; a landlord who gave a departing tenant a list of "wear and tear" damages.
A man sues a former co-worker for failing to build a website for his business; a man sued for unpaid rent, a broken tablet and hotel costs.
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.
After helping out a homeless pair, a woman sues them for repayment of loans; a man demands a refund on a broken-down camper.
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.
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 nonprofit group accuses a photographer of swindling; a truck driver says his ex-girlfriend nabbed two of his vehicles.
After a woman's child is mauled by a dog, her fear of the animals resurfaces when another big dog jumps a fence.
Four dogs get involved in a vicious fight, leaving their owners to feud over damages; a car collector says a fellow storage unit owner damaged his vehicles.
A former couple describe their physical fight; a woman denies owing her grandson for a loan and accuses him of stealing a priceless statue.
A man accused of terrifying three children; a landlady says an evicted tenant caused $5,000 worth of damage; a motorist accused of causing a collision.
A mechanic sues a boat's owner for an unpaid bill; a woman regrets lending her sister money to fight a DUI.
A romance ends in a fight over custody of the engagement ring; a teen regrets lending money to her boyfriend's mother; a cyclist accused of crashing into a parked car.
A woman secretly returns a horse she says has chronic arthritis; a marijuana grower says his landlord smoked with him.
A woman 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 man accuses his child's mother of sabotaging his visitation and sues her for travel expenses.
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 woman sues contractors for shoddy workmanship; they say she held their tools hostage and extorted money from them.
A store's customer becomes shocked to see a photo of himself portrayed as a shoplifter; a landlady sues a tenant for harassment.
A man's girlfriend accuses him of repeatedly kicking her car; a landlady discovers a fire pit on her property; an Australian terrier accused of biting a man.
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.
An eyewitness tells of a car crash; a teen demonstrates how he pushed another child on the playground.
A man sues his unemployed ex for her share of their child's extracurricular activities and orthodontic bills; a mother puts her toddler in the wrong kind of car seat, causing her friend to get a ticket.
A tattoo artist mouths off to his ex-girlfriend in court, denying he owes $8,000 for a motorcycle.
A landlord and a tenant attack each other during an altercation; a woman sues her late boyfriend's wife.
A woman says her intoxicated boyfriend assaulted her in Las Vegas and wants compensation for her injuries.
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 a handyman acted inappropriately with her daughter; he sues for defamation.
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 brings her child out of state -- against a court order -- then makes allegations against the child's father.
A young man says his roommate locked him out when he showed up to retrieve his possessions, but she says she didn't hear him; a person moves out after saying his landlord broke a promise to not smoke in the house.
Someone else claims the money from a couple's winning ticket; a woman is accused of not paying for the car she totaled.
The ownership of a puppy named Nugget is contested.
Furious about a rent increase, a woman stops paying; parents purchase a car for their son that has a lien on the title.
A dressmaker is sued for an allegedly ill-fitting dress; a teenager says an Uber driver caused an accident.
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.
A man sues his former brother-in-law; a woman sues her ex-boyfriend for an unpaid loan.
A teenager says she was evicted with undue force; a woman says her landlord kept her security deposit.
A man says his cousin and her friends vandalized his car; a man rents to a tenant's granddaughter.
A feud between neighbors involves restraining orders, home liens and an alleged dog attack; a woman sues a former friend.
Accusations fly over a burnt couch; a man wants to recover farm equipment that he thinks belongs to his deceased father's estate.
A woman battles with her ex and his pregnant fiancee.
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 says she was attacked by her lover's ex-girlfriend; an engineer claims he never received rims that he paid for.
A distraught mother accuses her teen daughter's ex of kidnapping her and wrecking her car; a man says he got the bad end of the deal when he traded his motorcycle and a gun for bodywork on his classic car.
A woman fears she will be reported to local authorities for fraud; a dog's owner sues its victim for kicking his car.
A boxing trainer is accused of inappropriately touching a woman and violating a non-compete agreement.
An evicted young couple refuse to move out; a stray poodle is accused of biting a man in the face.
A man confronts an unassuming driver he deems reckless; a drag race ends in a car's demise.
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.
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 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.
A tenant is accused of leaving an apartment in shambles; a small dog is attacked by a large one that was let out accidentally.
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 pool technician is accused of stealing; ex-lovers fight over insurance, payments and repairs on a truck.
Mom goes on the hot seat when her young adult daughter tries to track down money she earned as a teen; an ex-lover tries to collect rent from a woman in financial straits due to a medical emergency.
A winning golfer at a fundraiser claims he was ripped off; a house cat escapes and ruins a $9,000 flooring job.
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.
Neighbors get into a standoff over a fence and the removal of trees; a businessman insists that a third party is illegally using his stolen homemade trailer.
Live-in lovers call it quits, but neither wants to move out; a longtime friendship ends over a damaged sunroof and police activity surrounding a crash.
Roommates sue each other for unpaid rent, an illegal lockout and harassment; a small dog waits patiently as its owner goes after a woman whose large dog attacked it.
A man's ex-lover wants repayment of a sizeable loan; a teen is accused of driving his sister's car through a bedroom wall.
An alleged eye bite leads to a knife fight; a woman says her landlord charges her too much for utilities, while he claims she stole property.
Substandard work leads a couple to sue a handyman, who says they still owe him money; a homeless man and his friend argue over stolen tools.
A fight over an alleged pig attack on a Great Dane; a case involves an illegal eviction, alleged threats and an assault when a nurse takes on a new roommate.
A truck driver wants his dog back from his uncaring ex-wife; a woman says a used Mercedes she gave to a friend now sits abandoned and uninsured.
A woman accuses her ex-landlord of stealing rent from her disability account and evicting her; a man says he wants his belongings back from his ex-lover, especially his beloved barbecue.
A teenager claims he took the fall for a friend after a car accident; a woman sues her stepgranddaughter for unpaid rent and rodent disposal fees.
After a Mustang purchase, a man gets incarcerated and claims he was scammed; a man sues his sister for unpaid parking tickets.
A man is accused of sharing a tragic story to get a sizeable loan; tenant claims an illegal eviction left her homeless.
A toddler witnesses a violent altercation; a teenager sues her ex-boyfriend for an unpaid loan.
A landlord claims an unwanted houseguest broke in after locks were changed; motorist denies hitting a pedestrian.
A mom and her teen son learn that a mechanic cut corners in fixing up the boy's car; a young woman says she never looked online for her car's value.
An SUV-driver hits a bicyclist in a crosswalk; a single father says a neighbor gave him a car to make his life easier.
Unpaid rent and complaints to police follow when cousins move in together; a woman offers photos as evidence her former roommate was a thief.
A man claims his ex tried to break down his door in a fit of rage; a woman says police told her not to return her baby-daddy's BB guns to him.
A security camera catches a parking-lot fight; criminal charges are filed when roommates cannot agree on rental terms.
A young couple fight over who will pay for damages when he crashes her car; the new owners of a dune buggy say they did not get the vehicle they ordered.
A man sells the disobedient pooch he was trying to train to be a service dog; an entertainment manager says her former publicist stole her ideas.
A boy is bitten by an unleashed dog; a fence falls on a woman's car.
A man's two baby-mamas get into a violent confrontation; a pregnant teen fights with her ex over unpaid loans and utilities.
A generous landlord bails his new tenant out of jail and buys her a new car; a phony attorney is sued by a very unsatisfied client.
A car's owner says a mechanic held the vehicle hostage for 10 months; a couple say their landlord rented the same apartment twice.
An estranged wife is accused of smashing a rental car with a brick; a woman says her son returned her vehicle in a state of complete disrepair.
Disgusting bathroom conditions ruin a birthday party; a car buyer sues for repair costs and storage fees.
Unwed parents fight over cheating; a salon owner says he traded haircuts for a custom-built kitchen island.
A young woman says she feared for her safety when her ex destroyed her property; a former military buddy is accused of fraud with a woman's disability checks.
A single mother barters baby sitting services with another child's father; ill-fated matching tattoos between ex-lovers.
Exes' arguments lead to tazing, stabbing and jail time.
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 poodle is accused of biting a stranger; an $800 "loan" for gambling causes a fight between exes.
A man says towing company owners made outrageous accusations to police, causing him to be falsely arrested; a good Samaritan says her "friend" scammed her with bad checks.
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 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.
A young woman faces problems with her former roommates; a young mother says her child's father sold her property.
A man accuses a pair of cousins of stealing his rebate card from a store; a woman sues her sister's ex-boyfriend.
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 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 gardener says an enraged neighbor struck him three times.
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 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.
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 couple sue an attorney for money paid to fight for visitation with their grandchildren; a man says he paid his ex-girlfriend back all that he owed her.
A man accuses his barber of attacking him with a gun, a straight razor and a barbecue fork; a man totals his mother's car and sues her.
A woman resists repaying the balance due on a pair of puppies when, she says, she finds a defect in one of them; a woman admits to writing a post-dated check that never should have been cashed.
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 friend demands payback for good deeds; a woman says her ex forgave the balance of a car loan.
A drunken friendship ends in a fight; an antiques dealer is accused of hiding valuable furniture.
Sisters fight over an unpaid loan and damages to a rental car; a dog's owner blames a baby sitter for its broken leg; a teen admits to hitting a fellow motorist when she had only two days of driving experience.
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 truck driver denies owing his former boss thousands of dollars for loans and claims the boss fabricated an assault; a man says his consignment-sale items were mishandled and refuses to pay storage fees.
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.
A client says a dog breeder denied her the proper pick of the litter; an ex-employee is sued for bailing himself out of jail with a company credit card.
Landlords say former tenants owe for rent and damaged property; a man accused of drunkenly totaling a car insists he has already paid for damages.
A drunken driver damages his sister's car while taking his 6-year-old niece to lunch; a woman says her ex-business partner owes for apartment damage after an assault.
A car's seller ignores a buyer having second thoughts; a married couple do not let their repossessed vehicle go without a fight.
A woman sues her ex-husband and his new partner -- her cousin; young parents feud over a car, personal property and bedbugs.
A former tenant says he was illegally evicted; a driver who admits he drank all day before wrecking his friend's car blames his friend for the crash.
A bride lacks faith in her makeup artist's punctuality and demands a refund; a man with substance-abuse issues says his landlord mistreated him.
A promoter backs out of a motorcycle race prematurely.
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.
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.
After a neighbor's dog attacks her Chihuahua, a woman demands compensation for the new fence she put up; a former roommate is accused of skipping out on rent.
A former couple, who met at the drive-thru of a fast-food restaurant, fight over money; a man is certain that his jealous ex-lover is the one who slashed his tires.
A man says an auto mechanic ruined his classic car; former roommates trade accusations of thievery.
A man accuses a contractor of causing damage to his home.
The owner of a trucking company sues a former employee for a truck-recovery fee; police confiscate a woman's newly purchased boat because it was stolen.
A meth user says his ex-landlords stole his property; a man sues his stepdaughter for repayment of a loan.
When a client fails to pay her, a painter takes the law into her own hands; couples feud over an unpaid business loan; suspicions of infidelity lead to accusations of stealing property and a fight over a lease.
A newly single and unemployed man is sued for apartment damages he says his dog caused; sisters sue their brother for the return of their late parents' property.
Siblings feud over a car; a man sues his son for substandard and unfinished work on his home.
A woman sues her ex for the cost of a cruise; a man says his child's mother stole his furniture while he was incarcerated; a man returns a car when the seller is unable to produce the title.
The judge has little patience for a businessman who takes payments in cash without providing receipts; chickens are accused of damaging property.
A man says his former landlord evicted him illegally, damaged his property and filed false charges against him; a woman accuses her mother's neighbor of hitting her parked car and fleeing the scene.
A woman on disability sues her child's father for repayment of a loan; a former tenant sues a man for 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.
An argument between neighbors over the color of a fence leads to accusations of assault, abuse and harassment.
Former friends dispute a fender bender; an elderly woman falls down the stairs two times at her apartment building, then is sued for unpaid rent and damages.
A home day care provider is accused of having a mold infestation; an elderly woman says seven Chihuahuas attacked her.
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.
Ex-lovers go to battle over their dog; a woman accuses her ex of punching her in the face after he accused her of breaking his phones.
A 6-year-old is accused of causing $2,000 in damage by throwing dice at a TV; the owner of a mobile home that burned to the ground demands twice what she paid for it.
Neighbors accuse each other of assault and throwing cat droppings.
The judge takes issue with a video supposedly showing thousands of dollars' worth of damages to furniture and toys.
A man is accused of selling a salvaged car that is impossible to register; a woman says money a friend gave her to save her business was not a loan.
Woman is accused of skipping out on payment for a signmaker's services; a married house painter accuses a woman of flirting; a woman's ex accuses her of being addicted to gambling and pills.
A woman claims she had a dog for one day, but the landlord insists she had it for months; a couple fight about personal property; a man admits to selling his motorcycle twice.
A grandmother says that after her estranged daughter-in-law used her credit card, she ended up paying more than $5,000 for glamour shots of her grandchildren.
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.
A motorcycle shop owner admits that he failed to provide an estimate to a family trying to salvage an old bike; a landlord goes after a former tenant for damages.
The legitimacy of a prison marriage is debated when one half of a couple dies and her daughter sues the other for the return of a truck; former live-in lovers feud over a security deposit.
A woman says her boyfriend has seizures and should not have taken her car, which he totaled; an intended bride says the pastor stood her up on the day of her in-prison ceremony.
Unwed parents fight over a car accident; a woman takes out a restraining order on her uncle, then wants compensation for an abandoned lease.
A baby's unwed parents fight over hospital bills, child visitation and accusations of cheating; a little dog makes a courtroom appearance when its owner accuses a larger dog of attacking it.
A struggling mother denies trying to scam the government; a man retires and lets his son move into his old house, only to fight with him over the rent.
A woman accuses her roommate of taking advantage of her while she served time; a dog-owner's smug boyfriend takes the brunt of the judge's attention.
A man makes all kinds of accusations against his ex-wife; a man denies doing drugs, but his ex-landlord says he used marijuana.
An ex-con is accused of punching a woman in front of her child; he says his car got vandalized.
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.
Ex-lovers feud over a broken finger, a broken computer and love for hire; a banquet-hall owner is angry because partygoers drank alcohol outside his venue.
A drag racer acknowledges that he defrauded the government; a woman says her lost puppy was found by a neighbor who refuses to return it.
A near-collision escalates into a heated exchange and vandalism; a woman accuses her granddaughter's father of stealing security benefits intended for the child after her mother passed away.
Children get into a fight at school, leaving angry mothers in their wake; a woman is accused of vandalizing a car.
Brothers cannot agree on who was driving a car the night of an accident; a dog's owner says a child provoked his dog before it bit her in the leg.
After a teen rams her mom's uninsured car into a neighbor's vehicle, her mother sues the neighbor; a teen regrets letting a co-worker borrow his car when it is returned damaged.
Angry exes refuse to respect courtroom rules; a woman is arrested for hitting her boyfriend in the face.
A man sues for emotional distress after being evicted from his sober living house for refusing to take a drug test.
A Great Dane's owner sues for slander after it is accused of attacking several dogs at a play date; unwed parents fight over a car accident and whether the father had permission to take the children for a ride.
A man says his children's mother emptied his bank account and stole the tools he used to make vehicles for wounded warriors; a man accuses his former friend of stealing his money and belongings while he was in jail.
The sale of a valuable doll is in dispute; a woman admits she pawned her ex's TV and video game console to pay the rent.
A man wants his ex-wife to repay him for bailing her out of jail; a teen's ex-boyfriend sues her for his share of a TV set.
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.
Ex-lovers fight over a disastrous living environment; a man says he was punched in the face and harassed by his family after arriving drunk and disorderly to his uncle's birthday party.
A man and his ex-landlord feud over a bag of Christmas decorations; a litigant talks back to the judge one too many times.
A man says his girlfriend went on a drunken rampage over his "likes" on Facebook; a young woman wants her security deposit back from ex-roommates who teamed up to get her out of their apartment.
Witnesses are thrown out of court during a heated dispute; a postal worker drives into the side of a house, causing great damage.
A father steps up to stop police intervention when his teen driver is accused of causing an accident; the judge takes great offense when the plaintiff blurts out a slur against the defendant.
A man dumps a jointly owned car on his ex-wife's doorstep when he is ready for a new one; the judge picks up the phone to call a defendant on his bluff.
A neighbor takes a sick puppy to the vet to save its life, then expects the owner to repay her for veterinary bills.
An artist says a car-wash owner damaged a $3,600 painting that was left in the vehicle's trunk.
A man dumps a dozen boxes of his co-worker's belongings in a parking lot to get her attention; a widow regrets allowing her trainer to borrow her car.
Parents are livid that their runaway teen stole the family cat.
A man seeks more than $7,000 for an $800 car; a man ends up losing thousands of dollars after hiring a contractor to fix up a house.
Siblings sue their late father's girlfriend for taxes, attorney fees and the return of his belongings; a jewelry designer says she was the victim of an email scam and unaware that she used a bad check to pay for a car.
A woman's boyfriend rents a car for a female friend; guns, shoes and rent divide sisters.
Only 12 days into a relationship, a couple makes a bad decision about the custody of a truck; a robber sues the attorney who kept him out of jail.
A 12-year-old with a history of discipline issues says an adult pinched and insulted her.
The driver of a truck that hit a young girl is brutally assaulted; a college graduate chooses to support his disabled parents rather than pay back his student loans.
The judge threatens to make a phone call that will shut litigants down; ex-lovers fight over custody of a car and make unreasonable title claims.
The online sale of a classic car falls apart after a man's daughter is attacked at knife-point; a good Samaritan sues for payback when the defendant's diagnosis changes; prison inmates' partners fight over a vehicle wreck.
A man says his children's mother beat him up, while she sues him for a false restraining order; a young driver blames a mailbox and an oncoming car for his traffic accident.
Neighbors blame each other when a pregnant dog involved in an attack gets injured and loses her puppies; a former tenant resists paying for a vehicle, saying it failed to pass inspection.
A married couple say a teen reneged on an agreement to pay for car repairs; a couple give a ridiculous reason for stopping payment of rent.
Months after a pet owner chose not to activate his pet's shock collar during a dog fight, he claims the owner of the other dog ambushed and harassed him.
A filmmaker and his girlfriend accuse their ex-landlord of discrimination and deny charges of a party fire burning the property.
In a battle over a late mother's estate, hockey season tickets, a mink stole and a trailer hitch come into play.
A salon owner accuses her ex-landlord of lying about zoning permits, but ends up in the hot seat when Judge Judy asks why she never paid rent.
A stroke victim's family fights over a business, health care and accusations of elder abuse; a man and his former stepson feud over furniture and skipping out on rent.
Animal abuse, threatening behavior and a farm come into play when two couples wage war; a young woman relies on a gay couple to bail her out.
Ex-roommates fight over who is responsible for the mess in their smelly pigsty of an apartment, which is recorded on video and shown to the world; after installing a hot tub and a swimming pool, a woman complains that her water bill is too high.
A tenant neglects to mention that she has no way to pay rent; a widower's fight to gain custody of his children depletes his savings, leaving him to borrow from a kind-hearted brother-in-law.
Women accuse each other of vandalism; a college student breaks an agreement with her father; a victim of teens' Halloween prank sues for damages.
A man says he broke his tooth while biting a pit bull to stop it from killing his pet; a teen is accused of drunkenly breaking a bed; CPS, the police and accusations of sexual harassment come into play in a landlord/tenant feud.
A defendant claims he cannot be sure video evidence is of him due to his poor eyesight; when brothers fight over a totaled car, a witness steps up and says just the right thing; a man says he locked out his roommate because he was afraid of him.
Unwed parents fight over a mattress; a nurse sues an agency owner for not paying her for overnight shifts; couples feud over rent, hotel expenses and lost wages.
A landlady is accused of breaking down a door and kicking a tenant in the stomach.
A teen shows no remorse after viewing a video in which he brutally assaults a female classmate.
One of a man's 10 children says he stole their Christmas presents; a woman is accused of smashing a pool cue in a bar; a woman sues her baby-daddy for repayment of bail money.
A woman says her boyfriend assaulted her and vandalized her car; the judge reminds a woman that a 5-year-old does not need a 65-inch TV.
A driver admits to ramming into a parked car; a video shows a man asking for the pass code to a missing phone; a fight over concert tickets ends a friendship.
A feud over dogs ends in a man being arrested for throwing away trash on his own property; a woman sues her ex for veterinary bills and the return of "her" dog.
Former friends dispute payment for a boat; a woman admits to changing locks because her ex was sneaking in after being kicked out.
Dog-walkers' encounter ends in bloodshed; a woman says her ex gave her money to pay for his vandalism, not for a car loan.
A woman who moved out of a shared home says her things were stolen; a mother accuses her baby-daddy of dangerous, drunken behavior around their child; a man discovers that his roommate threw a wild party and that his belongings have gone missing.
A landlady says two young men destroyed her home; a man accuses a pawn shop owner of selling him a counterfeit watch.
A teen seizes an opportunity to take back custody of her dog.
A grandmother sues her son's ex-wife for childcare costs; a woman fights her ex-boyfriend for payback for his child's medical expenses.
A single mother of four finds herself evicted after filing a rent complaint with the city; a young woman whose mother put bills in her name to keep the family afloat wants payback for ruined credit.
The judge orders litigants to search for proof of a car purchase; a dog walk becomes a scary attack when a neighbor's dogs run wild.
A contractor tries to explain a contract that left customers with leaks, but the judge shares personal roofing knowledge to set him straight.
A vendor sues an event planner for failing to show up; a man says his housekeeper stole from him while he was in the hospital; remnants of a giant oak tree are in dispute.
Hooded suspects dressed in black vandalize a teen's car; a man sues for defamation of character when his co-worker tells others he is a slob.
A woman takes a car her friend purchased in her name; a family member sues inconsiderate newlyweds for repayment of loans.
A woman insists she is not to blame for damage to her ex-boyfriend's truck; the judge tells a homeless man to get rid of his dog.
When a pit bull attacks a 13-year-old boy and his pet, its owner blames a burglar for letting it out during a robbery; after a vicious dog attack, chicken owners must euthanize two of their hens.
A man and his son disobey a housing court judge and refuse to leave their rental home; a woman says she was assaulted in an effort to collect on parking tickets.
A man denies shooting a friend on a camping trip and says she is exaggerating her suffering; a woman sues a former friend for repayment of a loan.
A mechanic blames an online merchant for selling him shoddy parts; models sue a fashion designer for travel expenses; a teen admits his football hit a passing car.
A woman admits to calling children's services on her brother; a woman on disability sues her children's father for reneging on an offer to invest in her business.
A woman resists repaying her ex-boyfriend for a loan to save her home from foreclosure; a woman says she and her boyfriend lived in her mother's rental car.
A mother says her photographer canceled after she paid hundreds of dollars for photos; a woman regrets renting a car for her friend.
When property goes missing, a woman's roommate says she warned her to lock her door; a waitress says she found photos of herself all over a patron's apartment.