Judge Mathis

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  • TV-PG
  • 1999
  • 24 Seasons
  • 5.4  (629)

In the legal entertainment series Judge Mathis, a former Detroit-area judge hears cases presented by real people. He delivers decisions on the cases. And he also delivers legal advice for viewers. The long-running series debuted in 1999. Each episode runs for one hour and typically consists of 4 cases.[2] The show is broadcast five days a week in every U.S. state, as well as Canada through Omni Television. The cases on Judge Mathis are classified as tort-law civil disputes with a maximum $5,000 claim, a typical amount for small claims court. The producers of the show select the cases. To acquire cases, the show solicits real-life litigants with pending disputes or individuals with potential disputes. If litigants agree to be on the show, they are paid a talent fee ranging from $150 to $300, and they receive travel accommodations. Mathis has prior knowledge of the cases. In all cases, litigants give their prospective case managers all evidence in advance. Any outside legal case pending must be dismissed by both parties.

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Episode 40
40. Episode 40
October 28, 2022
Plaintiff is suing her former friend for defamation because the defendant posted on social media that she had a sexually transmitted disease. The defendant regrets what she posted online but insists it was only after the plaintiff posted private pictures of her, and she is countersuing for defamation.
Episode 39
39. Episode 39
October 27, 2022
Defendant says he and the plaintiff were friends with benefits but claims she is now pregnant and refuses to tell him whether he is the father. The plaintiff is suing him for the balance of unpaid loans.
Episode 38
38. Episode 38
October 26, 2022
Plaintiff is suing her cousin, claiming she came to her home and attacked her. The defendant insists the plaintiff started the fight, and she's countersuing for the assault.
Episode 37
37. Episode 37
October 25, 2022
Plaintiff is suing his former friend, a high school basketball star, who became addicted to drugs and alcohol after his mother committed suicide. The plaintiff is suing for an unpaid loan.
Episode 36
36. Episode 36
October 24, 2022
Plaintiff was sleeping with the defendant and another man when she became pregnant with her 11-year-old daughter, so she petitioned the court for a paternity test to find out her child's father.
Episode 35
35. Episode 35
October 21, 2022
Defendants was friends with the plaintiff until she slept with the defendant's abusive ex, who tried to kill her multiple times. The plaintiff is suing for unreturned property and a loan, while the defendant is countersuing for stolen money and emotional distress.
Episode 34
34. Episode 34
October 20, 2022
Plaintiff is suing his former friend for owing him money after missing their flight. The defendant claims the plaintiff is jealous of him because he gets all the attention every time they go out.
Episode 33
33. Episode 33
October 19, 2022
On Wednesday, a woman sues her former friend, claiming the married defendant sent her naked pictures! What does the defendant say?
Episode 32
32. Episode 32
October 18, 2022
Plaintiff is suing his mom's former friend, claiming after the defendant was kicked out of his mom's birthday party for being drunk, he retaliated by breaking her window. The defendant is insisting he was attacked and is countersuing for lost wages.
Episode 31
31. Episode 31
October 17, 2022
Defendant is being sued by his former friend, who claims he has been banned from social media for badmouthing people. The plaintiff is suing for the cost of a TV, while the defendant denies the claims and is countersuing for harassment.
Episode 30
30. Episode 30
October 14, 2022
Defendant is being sued by his ex-girlfriend for crashing her car and claims after the defendant went to jail, she supported him and paid his child support.
Episode 29
29. Episode 29
October 13, 2022
Defendant admits he had a sexual relationship with the plaintiff's mother years ago but insists he never knew she was pregnant. He took a DNA test to see if he is the plaintiff's father.
Episode 28
28. Episode 28
October 12, 2022
Defendant is sued by his girlfriend, who claims she discovered he was an addict after moving in. The defendant's girlfriend wants to see him go to rehab but is suing him for wrecking her car.
Episode 27
27. Episode 27
October 11, 2022
Plaintiff is suing her best friend, whom she met 10 years ago when they worked together as exotic dancers for a car refund. The defendant denies owing her friend for the car, and she's countersuing for emotional distress.
Episode 26
26. Episode 26
October 10, 2022
Plaintiff sues her ex-boyfriend for breach of contract after discovering he was seeing another woman and gave her the exact same gifts on Valentine's Day.
Episode 25
25. Episode 25
October 7, 2022
Defendant is being sued for defamation by her former daughter-in-law, who claims she told people the plaintiff was promiscuous and that her young son was a gang banger. The defendant is countersuing for harassment.
Episode 24
24. Episode 24
October 6, 2022
On Thursday, two women petition the court for a DNA test to find out if they are sisters. Tune in for the results!
Episode 23
23. Episode 23
October 5, 2022
Defendant says he and the plaintiff were in a sexual relationship, but the plaintiff insists they were nothing more than friends. The plaintiff is suing the defendant for unpaid loans, stolen money, and slander, while the defendant is countersuing for harassment.
Episode 22
22. Episode 22
October 4, 2022
Plaintiff says she was hired to set up a booth at the defendant's pride event, but the defendant claims after he had to cancel the event, the plaintiff started defaming him on social media.
Episode 21
21. Episode 21
October 3, 2022
Defendant is being sued by his daughter, who claims that when she was pregnant, he hit her in the head with a candlestick and wrecked her car.
Episode 20
20. Episode 20
September 30, 2022
Plaintiff is suing his cousin, claiming she physically attacked and stabbed him in addition to not paying rent for an apartment he got for her. The defendant insists her cousin instigated the fight by kicking her in the face and she acted in self-defense.
Episode 19
19. Episode 19
September 29, 2022
Plaintiff is suing his cousin for the balance due on a car, but the defendant claims the plaintiff came to his home and threatened to fight him in front of his wife and children.
Episode 18
18. Episode 18
September 28, 2022
Defendant is being sued by her ex-boyfriend for wrecking his car. Plaintiff claims his life has been full of drama and negativity since they started dating, but the defendant insists it's because he cheated, and his grandmother is the culprit for ruining his car.
Episode 17
17. Episode 17
September 27, 2022
Plaintiff was in a causal relationship with the defendant, but he claims after he kicked her out of his house, she vandalized his car. Defendant claims she was extremely intoxicated the night of the vandalism and doesn't remember anything.
Episode 16
16. Episode 16
September 26, 2022
Defendant says after she hired plaintiff to work on her home, he defamed her on social media. Plaintiff is suing because the defendant failed to pay him, and the defendant is countersuing for harassment.
Episode 15
15. Episode 15
September 23, 2022
Plaintiff claims she hasn't seen her son in four months and is suing him for car damages and an iPhone. Defendant says he asked his mother not to post pictures of his baby on social media and that's why they haven't spoken. Show less
Episode 14
14. Episode 14
September 22, 2022
Summary is not available.
Episode 13
13. Episode 13
September 21, 2022
Summary is not available.
Episode 12
12. Episode 12
September 20, 2022
The plaintiff bailed his grandson out of jail but is suing his mother for bail bond plus interest. The defendant feels the plaintiff should sue her son for the money since he's an adult.
Episode 11
11. Episode 11
September 19, 2022
Plaintiff is suing her daughter for unpaid tickets, claiming she was a good kid until she started dating a club promoter who was a bad influence. The defendant insists her mother is suing for more than she owes. Show less
Episode 10
10. Episode 10
September 16, 2022
PIRTLE-WRIGHT V BARNES :TUNE IN TO ALL-NEW CASES- IT’S SEASON 24 OF JUDGE MATHIS! On Friday, a man sues his former friend, claiming the defendant caused his dog to be injured! What does the defendant say? Tune in to find out!
Episode 9
9. Episode 9
September 15, 2022
MORRIS V FORGIONE :TUNE IN TO ALL-NEW CASES- IT’S SEASON 24 OF JUDGE MATHIS! On Thursday, the plaintiff claims they met at a music video shoot. The plaintiff heard the defendant was a thief! What does the defendant say? Don’t miss a minute of this case!
Episode 8
8. Episode 8
September 14, 2022
FREEMAN V RODRIGUEZTUNE IN TO ALL-NEW CASES- IT’S SEASON 24 OF JUDGE MATHIS! On Wednesday, a man sues his ex. The defendant says she felt neglected by the plaintiff. What does he say? Tune in to find out!
Episode 7
7. Episode 7
September 13, 2022
NICHOLSON V LANGE, JR. : On Tuesday, a woman sues her ex, claiming they both had substance abuse issues. Don’t miss a minute of this emotional case.
Episode 6
6. Episode 6
September 12, 2022
TUNE IN TO ALL-NEW CASES- IT’S SEASON 24 OF JUDGE MATHIS! On Monday, a woman sues her ex, claiming they met while the defendant was in jail and started dating. The plaintiff claims the defendant cheated- what does he say? Tune in to find out!
Episode 5
5. Episode 5
September 9, 2022
PALFREY V LIVELY:TUNE IN TO ALL-NEW CASES- IT’S SEASON 24 PREMIERE WEEK ON JUDGE MATHIS! On Friday, a woman petitions the court for a paternity test. The plaintiff says the defendant does not believe he is the father of her child because he found out she was pregnant while he was in jail! Tune in for the results!
Episode 4
4. Episode 4
September 8, 2022
STEVENSON V MURPHY: TUNE IN TO ALL-NEW CASES- IT’S SEASON 24 PREMIERE WEEK ON JUDGE MATHIS! On Thursday, a woman sues her ex, claiming she caught him cheating with another woman! What does the defendant say? Don’t miss a minute of this case!
Episode 3
3. Episode 3
September 7, 2022
LINZY V TURNER: TUNE IN TO ALL-NEW CASES- IT’S SEASON 24 PREMIERE WEEK ON JUDGE MATHIS! On Wednesday, a woman sues her ex-boyfriend, claiming she loaned him money that he has yet to repay. The defendant says the plaintiff was controlling! You won’t believe what they say next!
Episode 2
2. Episode 2
September 6, 2022
HUDSON V PAYNE TUNE IN TO ALL-NEW CASES- IT’S SEASON 24 PREMIERE WEEK ON JUDGE MATHIS! On Tuesday, a woman sues her ex, claiming the defendant was abusive and even threatened her. What does the defendant say? Don’t miss a minute of this emotional case.
Episode 1
1. Episode 1
September 5, 2022
On Monday, a case unlike any other. A woman sues her daughter, claiming the defendant ridiculed her about her weight! What does the defendant say? Tune in to find out!
Description

In the legal entertainment series Judge Mathis, a former Detroit-area judge hears cases presented by real people. He delivers decisions on the cases. And he also delivers legal advice for viewers. The long-running series debuted in 1999. Each episode runs for one hour and typically consists of 4 cases.[2] The show is broadcast five days a week in every U.S. state, as well as Canada through Omni Television.

The cases on Judge Mathis are classified as tort-law civil disputes with a maximum $5,000 claim, a typical amount for small claims court. The producers of the show select the cases. To acquire cases, the show solicits real-life litigants with pending disputes or individuals with potential disputes.

If litigants agree to be on the show, they are paid a talent fee ranging from $150 to $300, and they receive travel accommodations. Mathis has prior knowledge of the cases. In all cases, litigants give their prospective case managers all evidence in advance. Any outside legal case pending must be dismissed by both parties.

  • Premiere Date
    September 13, 1999
  • IMDB Rating
    5.4  (629)