The owner of a small dog demands compensation after it is attacked and killed by a larger one; a pair who met online end up fighting over a romantic cruise that never took place.
A landlord forgets to bring proof of the massive amount of trash he says was left in his front yard; a woman cites her ex-roommate's ``dangerous friends'' as one of the reasons she had to move out.
A woman says a dog's owners beat her up after she pepper-sprayed them.
Former friends fight over custody of a dog after a baby is born, and a restraining order comes into play.
A woman's small dog was off its leash when a neighbor's dog attacked it; a hit-and-run accident leaves a couple suing the owner of a damaged car.
A genealogy search reunites family members who then argue about fraud; dog owners argue about whose dog bit off a Chihuahua's paw.
A woman's violent past comes into play when she accuses another woman of harassment; former friends fight about rental car fees and ticket sales.
A couple's relationship disintegrates and leads to accusations; a 7-year-old boy is accused of crashing into a parked car.
A woman says her nephew shot her in the head with a BB gun, and her sister says she stole her belongings; ex-boyfriends argue over the purchase of a computer.
A former tenant says a landlord manhandled her and slammed her 55-inch TV to the ground; a teen says her friend's calm service dog destroyed more than $2,000 worth of her belongings.
A disgruntled customer spreads nasty rumors about a mechanic; an employee damages a company car while avoiding a deer.
Newlyweds accuse a wedding coordinator of ruining their wedding; a man says a 12-year-old dog-walker severely injured his poodle, resulting in its death.
Ex-lovers and a landlord feud over vandalism, dangerous gas emissions and a history of drug abuse.
A man says a woman who claims he stole money beat him in the head with a bat; an unwed mother and her friend argue over whether money was a gift or a loan.
After a dog is run over by a truck on an icy road, neighbors feud over liability; despite video evidence, a driver denies being responsible for damages from a parking-lot accident.
A woman lends money to a handsome young man she met on Facebook; an old door falls on a car.
A man's story about the sale of a vehicle falls apart, and his ex sues for her property; a woman sues her daughter's jailbird boyfriend for unpaid rent, damages to a car, and moving expenses.
A woman says her new, $8,000 porch was horrendous, and the builder accuses her of kicking him off her property; a woman says her former tenant trashed a room.
Young men who posted their acts of vandalism online find themselves being sued for damages; a man accuses his travel partners of putting gasoline in a diesel engine, ruining it.
An employee fired after only four hours of work sues the employer for pay; a woman says her new tenant turned into a different person after he moved in.
A woman says her cousin-in-law spread rumors about her, choked her and stole her jewelry; a niece says her uncle destroyed her belongings after she abandoned the home she was managing.
A teen sues her clothing designer for not finishing her prom dress on time; a woman sues a consignment dealer for items she sold on the Internet.
A car's owner says a mechanic's repair work only made matters worse; an ex-girlfriend admits to using the plane ticket a man gave her; a daughter says her mother illegally repossessed her car.
The teen owner of nine pit bulls tells an unbelievable story to defend himself against charges that his animals attacked another dog; longtime friends regret lending money to each other.
A motorist admits to driving her truck into her rental home, causing a wall to fall down; a girlfriend's roommate says a platonic friendship led to her eviction.
Landlords accuse former tenants of squatting and owing for rent, then the tenants sue for water damage.
Horses' owner accuses the woman who boarded them of starving them and leaving them in harm's way; large dogs' owner blames a bear for an attack on a neighbor's small dog.
When a woman accuses a couple of stealing her dogs, death threats, animal abuse and retaliation come into play.
In the middle of the night, a child steals car keys and causes a four-vehicle collision; woman fight over ownership of a motorcycle.
A man who failed to muzzle his friend's dog is sued for another dog's injuries; a woman expects her friend to pay for a ticket she got while borrowing the friend's car.
A homeowner says a neighbor's fireworks damaged her roof; a woman sues her sister-in-law for the cost of clothes for her brother; a young man wants to tell the entire story of his doomed relationship.
The judge makes a phone call and learns that a motorist is not telling the truth; a teen accuses former friends of stealing her horse and selling it for $100.
A mom and her teen son fight with a pastor over a TV set; a mom says her 20-year-old son's father owes for the young man's medical bills.
A woman accuses her longtime friend of stealing cash she gave him to pay her taxes; a man says he paid back a loan by sharing his pain medication with the lender; a neighbor says she paid back a personal loan by doing errands.
A boy's story changes when he takes the stand; the judge shares a personal story when a candy-dispenser collector sues a man for substandard work.
A landlady sues former tenants for a bed bug infestation; a man neglects to pay for a plane ticket to see his dying son.
Former lovers fight over a loan to purchase a car; parents of five say a relative skipped out on rent and hoarded trash in their home.
A bachelor party allegedly ends with a damaged limo; a breeder denies owing a refund for a returned puppy.
A man claims he suffered a scratched cornea after his ex-friend allegedly attacked him; a man sues an estranged relative for crashing into his car in the driveway.
A man sues a dog's owner for his son's medical bills; newlyweds sue a DJ for not showing up to their wedding.
Motorists argue over who caused a collision; an alleged drunk woman on a motorized scooter crashes into a 1983 DeLorean.
A woman sues her neighbor for vet bills; a couple sue their 21-year-old son for damaging their home and car.
College students are accused of trashing their rental home, but they deny all charges and demand their security deposit back; a married man's lover sues him for repayment of the loan that sent him to trucking school.
A road trip ends with sisters fighting over rent and missing property; a teen is accused of pulling the door handle off her friend's car and throwing it in his face.
A woman says her ex promised to drop a lawsuit if she dropped her restraining order against him; ex-boyfriends feud over expensive cologne and designer watches; an uninsured motorist admits she wasn't paying attention when she hit another vehicle.
A teen battles his father for sole custody of a dog the youth bought; a convict's roommate sues for payback of rent money.
A woman accuses her son and his wife of stealing her vehicle; a mom reunites with her estranged husband, and her lover says she left him with a broken lease.
A mother accuses her children's father of gambling away money intended for their food and medication; a defendant claims he was wrongfully detained for two months.
A woman sues a driver for totaling her car, but he points the finger at her fiance; ex-lovers fight over a loan to buy things for grandchildren.
A longtime friend refuses to pay for a truck when she learns it has more than 200,000 miles on it; a man denies trashing his cousin's home while she was away.
A man sues his ex-landlady for damaged and stolen property, and she says he failed to pay rent; an owner sues a tenant for property damage and the cost to remove hazardous waste.
A homeless felon says his ex-landlord had him arrested unjustly; a convict is accused of flirting with a good Samaritan's husband.
A tenant who failed to pay rent sues his ex-roommate for illegal eviction and disposing of his property; a motorist who hit a runaway cow sues the animal's owner for damages to his vehicle.
A woman denies vandalizing a car in revenge after catching her boyfriend and her ex-best friend together ``romantically''; despite eyewitness testimony, an uninsured driver denies hitting a parked car and fleeing the scene.
Items go missing after a landlord lets a handyman change an apartment lock without supervision; a neighbor is accused of starting a fire and damaging property.
A security officer says an instructor was too hard to reach about a visit to a gun range; a woman learns her husband is cheating and demands a divorce.
A homeless woman sues her ex-landlord for moving costs; a teen accuses his former friend of causing a four-car pileup.
A pit bull's owners say their pet bit a neighbor because it was provoked; a former couple dispute whether money was a loan or a gift.
A landlord says he evicted his tenants due to nighttime tree-trimming, vegetable vandalism and loud fighting.
A sheriff's department employee's daughter pepper sprays a neighbor, who cries foul play.
A woman tells of the narrow escape of her small dog from the jaws of a loose pit bull; a landlady accuses her deadbeat ex-tenants of lying about a rat infestation.
A feud between neighbors escalates into violence in the streets, and one says the other tried to run over him.
A woman says her vehicle was hit by a truck, whose driver begged her not to call police, then sued her for $5,000; an unwed mother of four regrets lending thousands of dollars to her sister.
A road-rage survivor says a man screamed at him and kicked his car because he drove by his house; a young waitress rejects the older man who bailed her out of jail.
A man says he was arrested and threatened with jail time for doing pull-ups at a bus stop; a woman cashes a bad check on her boyfriend's behalf, and he spends all of the money.
A man loses part of his lower lip to his co-worker's aggressive pit bull; a tenant says his landlord trespassed and stole his property.
A woman says her landlord evicted her for asking for help with a mold infestation; metal rods a man put in the ground to prevent cars from parking on his lawn end up damaging a woman's car.
A teen who got drunk, stole his girlfriend's car and broke his neck in a crash accuses his girlfriend's mother of buying him alcohol; a woman accuses her ex-lover of keeping her property and threatening her.
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.
A mother says her photographer canceled after she paid hundreds of dollars for photos; a woman regrets renting a car for her friend.
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 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 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 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 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.
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 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.
A woman takes a car her friend purchased in her name; a family member sues inconsiderate newlyweds for repayment of loans.
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 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.
A contractor tries to explain a contract that left customers with leaks, but the judge shares personal roofing knowledge to set him straight.
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 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.
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 teen seizes an opportunity to take back custody of her dog.
A landlady says two young men destroyed her home; a man accuses a pawn shop owner of selling him a counterfeit watch.
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.
Dog-walkers' encounter ends in bloodshed; a woman says her ex gave her money to pay for his vandalism, not for a car loan.
Former friends dispute payment for a boat; a woman admits to changing locks because her ex was sneaking in after being kicked out.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
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 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.
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 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.
In a battle over a late mother's estate, hockey season tickets, a mink stole and a trailer hitch come into play.
A filmmaker and his girlfriend accuse their ex-landlord of discrimination and deny charges of a party fire burning the property.
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 married couple say a teen reneged on an agreement to pay for car repairs; a couple gives a ridiculous reason for stopping payment of rent.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
A 12-year-old with a history of discipline issues says an adult pinched and insulted her.
After only 12 days into a relationship, a young couplemakes a big, bad decision regarding custody of a truck. Charged with unarmed robbery, a man hires an attorney who keeps him out of jail; he sues her because he was convicted of the felony.
A woman's boyfriend rents a car for a female friend; guns, shoes and rent divide sisters.
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 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.
Parents are livid that their runaway teen stole the family cat.
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.
An artist says a car-wash owner damaged a $3,600 painting that was left in the vehicle's trunk.
A neighbor takes a sick puppy to the vet to save its life, then expects the owner to repay her for veterinary bills. I have been watching the show for some time. Sometimes the Judge makes a fool of herself but this is the first time I have been motivated to send a message. To compare a sick dog being taken to a veterinarian for $500 to a sick child being taken to a doctor is beyond comprehension. Dogs, which I have always owned and taken good care of, are pets and can be euthanized if a family can't afford bills. We do not compare them to children. I think it might be proper for Judge Judy to apologize for this shameful statement.
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 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.
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 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.
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 sues for emotional distress after being evicted from his sober living house for refusing to take a drug test.
Angry exes refuse to respect courtroom rules; a woman is arrested for hitting her boyfriend in the face.
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.
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.
Children get into a fight at school, leaving angry mothers in their wake; a woman is accused of vandalizing a car.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
A home day care provider is accused of having a mold infestation; an elderly woman says seven Chihuahuas attacked her.
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.
An argument between neighbors over the color of a fence leads to accusations of assault, abuse and harassment.
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.
A woman on disability sues her child's father for repayment of a loan; a former tenant sues a man for damages.
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.
The judge has little patience for a businessman who takes payments in cash without providing receipts; chickens are accused of damaging property.
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.
Siblings feud over a car; a man sues his son for substandard and unfinished work on his home.
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.
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 meth user says his ex-landlords stole his property; a man sues his stepdaughter for repayment of a loan.
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 man accuses a contractor of causing damage to his home.
A man says an auto mechanic ruined his classic car; former roommates trade accusations of thievery.
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.
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.
Property owners fight over liability after a bonfire damages a neighbor's fence; a man made to vacate his home demands that his landlord pay for moving expenses and renovations he made.
A homeowner demands a refund from a contractor, saying his work was substandard; a man says a friend owes him money for working on his disability case; the judge is suspicious of the money trail related to the sale of a supposedly stolen car.
A promoter backs out of a charity event prematurely.
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 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 woman sues her ex-husband and his new partner -- her cousin; young parents feud over a car, personal property and bedbugs.
A car's seller ignores a buyer having second thoughts; a married couple do not let their repossessed vehicle go without a fight.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
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.
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 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 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 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 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 dog owner sues for an unpaid stud fee; a driver and her passenger fight over blame for a car crash that occurred when they were both drunk.
After a potential buyer damages a motorcycle, the seller pockets the down payment and sells it to someone else; a man sues his daughter's ex for impound fees.
A gardener says an enraged neighbor struck him three times.
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 man accuses a pair of cousins of stealing his rebate card from a store; a woman sues her sister's ex-boyfriend.
A young woman faces problems with her former roommates; a young mother says her child's father sold her property.
A woman is accused of breaking into her own apartment, injuring herself and bleeding on the bed; a man accuses his ex of cheating on him and blocking his calls.
The grandmother of a talented athlete demands a refund after the girl drops out of her basketball league because she disagrees with her coach.