Judge Mathis

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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.

Weekdays 5:00 PM et/pt on Syndication
21 Seasons, 157 Episodes
September 13, 1999
Reality
5.4/10
Cast: Greg Mathis
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Judge Mathis Full Episode Guide

  • The plaintiff is transitioning from male to female and hired the defendant, who is her cousin, to do her hair for her birthday. The cousin left her with a bald spot, so she's suing.

  • Plaintiff suspects that the defendant is using her.

  • Plaintiff thinks that is is being used by the defendant after moving in.

  • A mother sues her daughter for breach of contract. The daughter is countersuing for car payments.

  • Plaintiff claims that the defendant assaulted her and crash her car.

  • A woman is suing her friend for an unpaid bill and lost wages as she claims he caused her to be fired from her job. Her friend is countersuing for the same bill and his lost wages as he claims she caused him to be fired.

  • The plaintiff sues for a cable bill, the cost of a trip, and property damage.

  • The plaintiff is suing because the defendant has yet to repay her the money she loaned her. The defendant insists the money was a gift.

  • A woman is suing her brother for unreturned property and loans. She claims that even though their parents taught them both well growing up, he wants to be a thug and is constantly in and out of jail.

  • Man is suing his ex-girlfriend for an unpaid loan, but the Defendant insists the money was a gift.

  • A woman sues her sister for the balance due on a loan, saying her sister harassed her and threatened her life.

  • A man sues his birth mother for repayment of a loan, saying she gave him up for adoption at the age of 10 because she was a drug addict.

  • The plaintiff says her childhood friend hit on her years later, despite the fact that he had a girlfriend; she sues him for the cost of Disneyland tickets.

  • A woman sues her baby daddy for back child support; he says that, when the plaintiff got pregnant, she wanted to raise the baby with her girlfriend.

  • A woman says a man she met online "ghosted" her, so she's suing for unreturned property; he accuses her of assault.

  • A man sues a woman he casually dated, because, he says, she was negligent and damaged his garage door.

  • A woman who was adopted at birth believes that the defendant is her biological father, so she has petitioned the court for a paternity test.

  • A woman says her former best friend posted a private sex tape of her on social media, so she is suing the ex-friend and her mother for three cell phones and a phone bill.

  • A woman says her boyfriend's other girlfriend harasses her, has sent her more than 300 emails, and falsely accused her of having a sexually transmitted disease.

  • A woman sues her cheating ex-boyfriend for repayment of a loan and the bond she had to pay to bail him out of jail.

  • A woman says the partner she met on a dating app quickly became physically and verbally abusive, so she's suing for the balance due on a loan and personal property.

  • A woman says that, after she allowed her friends to move in with her, they threatened to attack her, so she's suing for an unpaid electric bill and harassment; they say they were the ones who were attacked and are countersuing for pain and suffering.

  • A woman says her then-roommate's boyfriend made romantic overtures to her and assaulted her, so she's suing for rent and cancellation fees.

  • A woman sues her baby-daddy for child support, saying he won a court settlement, started throwing money around at the clubs and went to jail for abusing drugs; he says she cheated on him with his cousin while he was in prison.

  • A woman sues her cousin for repayment of a loan; the cousin insists the money was a gift.

  • The plaintiff insists that she has a son with the defendant, who denies paternity, so she petitions the court for a DNA test.

  • A woman sues her daughter for payment of a credit card bill; the daughter counter-sues for emotional distress and defamation, saying her mother refuses to believe that her stepfather sexually abused her.

  • The plaintiff says that after she refused to give the defendant a kiss, he punched her in the face.

  • A man sues his sister for an unpaid cellphone bill and property; she says he threatened her, and she counter-sues for harassment.

  • A woman sues her former friend for crashing her car.

  • A woman claims her niece stole $200 from her.

  • A woman sues her ex-boyfriend for unpaid credit card and cellphone bills.

  • Suing his baby-mama for unreturned property, a man finds himself being counter-sued for unpaid child support.

  • A woman is suing her daughter for an unpaid loan and claims her daughter's ex-boyfriend was abusive and came between them.

  • The plaintiff says he dated the defendant and thought he was the father of her baby, until the defendant's estranged husband said he was the father. He's petitioned the court for a paternity test and is also suing for a stolen car and harassment.

  • A woman is suing her sister because she claims she went online and accused her of having an STD.

  • The plaintiffs are business partners who co-own a hair salon and are suing their former employee for defamation and breach of contract.

  • The plaintiff believes the defendant is her father, but she wants to know for sure, so she has petitioned the court for a paternity test.

  • A woman sues her brother, claiming he said he had 84 million dollars in savings, yet he bounced a check! What does he say?

  • A man sues his former friend, claiming the defendant is the cheapest person he’s ever met! What does the defendant say?

  • A woman sues her ex, claiming the defendant cheated on her with his witness! What does he say?

  • A woman sues her estranged husband, claiming he has avoided signing the divorce papers and owes over $15,000 in child support! What does he say?

  • A woman sues her ex, claiming they dated in college, but broke up because he had girls in his dorm! What does he say?

  • A woman is suing her former friend, claiming the defendant is a stripper and dominatrix! What does the defendant say?

  • A woman sues her former employer, claiming the defendant hired her as a nail technician. The defendant insists the plaintiff was unprofessional and talked about her sex life at work!

  • A woman sues her ex, claiming he started drinking excessively after they moved in together. He says she tried to poison him! Who do I believe?

  • A woman sues her former friend, claiming she dated the defendant’s ex-boyfriend. What does the defendant say?

  • A woman sues her ex, claiming he denied being the father of her child, until DNA proved him wrong. He says he had doubts because she was sleeping with three men! Don’t miss a minute of this case.

  • The plaintiff says her husband has four children with his ex, the defendant, but after he and the plaintiff married, the defendant started calling CPS on them; she has filed a restraining order against her and now sues her for defamation.

  • The plaintiff dated the defendant and admits she cheated on him and got pregnant; she doesn't know who the father of her child is, so she has petitioned the court for a paternity test.

  • A woman sues her ex, claiming he assaulted her! The defendant insists the plaintiff was violent. Who do I believe?

  • A woman sues her mother, claiming she moved a lot during her childhood because the defendant was unstable. What does the defendant say?

  • A woman sues her cousin, claiming she told the defendant a family secret, and the defendant forced her to reveal it at a family meeting! What does the defendant say?

  • A woman sues her ex, claiming he was abusive. He insists she was a prostitute who brought drugs home! You won’t believe what they say next!

  • A man sues his ex-wife, claiming the defendant put crystal meth in his water and that’s how he became hooked! What does she say? Tune in to find out!

  • A woman sues her ex, claiming he assaulted her! The defendant insists the plaintiff was violent. Who do I believe? Don’t miss a minute!

  • A woman sues her mother, claiming she moved a lot during her childhood because the defendant was unstable. What does the defendant say? Tune in to this emotional family case.

  • A woman sues her cousin, claiming she told the defendant a family secret, and the defendant forced her to reveal it at a family meeting! What does the defendant say? Don’t miss a minute of this case!

  • A man petitions the court for a DNA test to see if the defendant is his daughter. He didn’t see the defendant for years and wants to know the truth. What does she say? Don’t miss a minute!

  • A woman sues her former roommate, claiming the defendant started using cocaine and meth. What does he say? Tune in to this emotional case.

  • A woman sues her mother, claiming the defendant left her with her grandmother so she could use drugs! You won’t believe what the defendant says next in this heart wrenching case.

  • A woman sues her father for false arrest and slander. She also asks for a DNA test. The plaintiff says the defendant denies paternity- what does the defendant say? Tune in to find out!

  • A man sues his ex, claiming sparks flew when they met! What does she say? Don’t miss a minute of this case!

  • A man asks for a DNA test to determine if he is the defendant’s father. He says he raised the defendant as his daughter, but the defendant’s mother never gave him a straight answer about paternity

  • A woman sues her former friend, claiming the defendant was a violent stripper who hit a guy with a bottle! What does the defendant say?

  • A woman sues her ex, claiming they met at a strip club and hit it off, despite a 23-year age difference! The plaintiff claims the defendant was abusive- what does he say? Tune in to find out!

  • A man sues his ex, claiming she slept with his brother! What does the defendant say? Don’t miss a minute!

  • A woman sues her cousin, claiming they fought over a video the plaintiff posted on social media! What does the defendant say? Tune in to find out!

  • A man asks the court for a DNA test to find out if he’s the father of his wife’s son. Tune in for the results!

  • A woman sues her mother and cousin, claiming she has a restraining order against her mother! What do the defendants say? Tune in to find out!

  • a woman sues her son, claiming he’s been to rehab four times and now his son is following in his footsteps! What does the defendant say? Don’t miss a minute of this emotional case.

  • A woman asks for a DNA test. She says her son may be the defendant’s father, and they want to know the truth. Tune in for the results!

  • Plaintiff is suing her cousin for a rent refund, claiming that while they were living together, she found her in a compromising position with her boyfriend. Her cousin is countersuing for unpaid rent.

  • Man met a woman online and they started dating. He claims that when she fell on hard times, he allowed her to use his credit card, but she failed to pay off the bill, so he's suing.

  • A woman sues for harassment and emotional distress but the plaintiff counter-sues, alleging harassment from the plaintiff.

  • Plaintiff says the defendant's son, who is a minor, took her car without permission and wrecked it.

  • Plaintiff is suing her former best friend for unpaid rent; the defendant claims she baby-sat the plaintiff's kids in exchange for rent.

  • Plaintiff is suing her former friend for an unpaid electric bill; the friend says the plaintiff is a compulsive liar and becomes aggressive when she doesn't get her way.

  • A woman sues her former friend for breach of contract after he, she says, sent her naked pictures of himself because he wanted to date her; he counter-sues for services rendered, defamation and harassment.

  • A man says his sister's ex-husband and her current boyfriend robbed their father's house; he sues her for repayment of a loan.

  • Plaintiff is suing the defendant, who is her sister, claiming she has assaulted her several times. She is suing for an unpaid phone bill and bail bond.

  • Woman says after separating from her abusive boyfriend, she rented a room in the defendant's home. She claims after some of his money came up missing, the defendant kicked her out, and she's now suing him for a loan.

  • Plaintiff is suing her sister for stolen money and a loan, and claims she took her into her home years ago to avoid her entering the foster care system.

  • Woman was friends with the defendant for years and allowed her to move into her house. However, she claims the defendant failed to pay rent and damaged her home, so she's suing.

  • Plaintiff was best friends with the defendant and they intended to go into business together, but claims after he backed out of the deal, he then tried to steal their idea and profit from it, so she's suing.

  • Plaintiff met the defendant on Facebook and although they flirted with each other, she says they were never more than friends, and is suing him for an unpaid loan. The defendant claims the plaintiff wanted to date him.

  • Plaintiff is suing her ex for unpaid loans.

  • Plaintiff is suing her former friend for breach of contract, claiming her former pal is in an abusive relationship.

  • Woman is suing her niece and claims after she ran away from home, she started smoking pot and became promiscuous.

  • Plaintiff says after her son died, the Defendant claimed her son was her baby's father, so she has petitioned the court for a DNA test.

  • Plaintiff is suing Defendant for medical bills following an attack.

  • Plaintiff is suing Defendant for restitution after filing for a restraining order.

  • Plaintiff became a ward of the state at age 4 and at age 12, ran away to become a prostitute. She says she turned her life around 14 years ago and started dating the defendant, but he was a unfaithful and also cocaine abuser. She is suing him because she claims he vandalized her car.

  • Plaintiff says she and the defendant were good friends and hired him to decorate her apartment, but is suing because she says he did a horrible job. The defendant says the plaintiff is one of the top strippers in Atlanta and makes $10k a night.

  • Plaintiff says the defendant has been dating her daughter for over eight years, and claims he has been physically abusive to her the entire time. She is suing him for the balance due on a loan plus interest and emotional distress.

  • Plaintiff is suing the Defendant because she says the Defendant vandalized her vehicle, and she has the video to prove it.

  • Plaintiff worked with the defendant at a restaurant and claims they got into a physical altercation and has the video to prove it. She also says the Defendant vandalized her car and is suing.

  • Woman says she and the defendant had a "friends with benefits" relationship, but she is confident he is her son's father, so she has petitioned the court for a paternity test to prove it.

  • Plaintiff dated the defendant's son and believes he is her child's father. But sadly, the son was killed before he could take a paternity test, so the Plaintiff has petitioned the court for the test.

  • Plaintiff dated the defendant until she claims he became controlling and threated her with a gun, grabbed her neck and also slashed the tires on her car. She's suing for breach of contract and car parts.

  • The plaintiff insists that the defendant is her child's father.

  • The plaintiff says she put her 12-year-old daughter in a group home for acting out, but she ran away to the defendant's home, and is suing because the defendant defamed her on social media.

  • A woman is suing the defendant for a cable bill and emotional distress because she claims she was badmouthing her on social media. The defendant says the woman had sex with her ex-boyfriend.

  • The plaintiff worked with the defendant and claims she defamed her by claiming she was a prostitute, so she's suing.

  • A woman sues her ex-boyfriend for two loans and harassment.

  • The plaintiff says the defendant harassed her after she found out they were dating the same man at the same time. She is suing because she claims the defendant posted her personal information on Facebook.

  • Plaintiff says she lived with the defendant until he cheated on her with his new girlfriend; she sues for breach of contract.

  • Plaintiff claims she took the defendant to rehab for his crack addiction, but one day he left; she is suing for three unpaid loans.

  • Plaintiff sues defendant for an impound fee and airfare; defendant countersues for defamation of character and emotional distress.

  • A woman sues her former friend, claiming he's a convicted felon and lied about being a TV producer; he is countersuing for a pair of headphones and stolen money.

  • Plaintiff insists the defendant is her child's father; the defendant alleges she cheated and believes the plaintiff's witness may be the father.

  • A woman sues one of the people she shared a home with for property and emotional distress; she claims the defendant was using drugs.

  • A plaintiff sues for impound fees, a loan and emotional distress; the defendant says the plaintiff started stalking and harassing him on social media.

  • Plaintiff insists the defendant is her son's father, but the defendant petitions the court for a paternity test.

  • A woman claims her daughter was assaulted by former friend.

  • Plaintiff sues her former friend for half of a collections bill.

  • A woman who ended her relationship with her boyfriend because of his trust issues sues him for the balance due on a cellphone bill.

  • The plaintiff worked with the defendant at a fast-food restaurant and claims the defendant was fired for having sex in the walk-in freezer.

  • The plaintiff says she and the defendant had an exclusive friends-with-benefits relationship, but other women got in the way, so she is suing for breach of contract and emotional distress; he says she was married and never told him.

  • A woman sues her former friend and neighbor, claiming that her two dogs attacked her cat.

  • A woman says her children's father drinks excessively, cheated on her, and damaged her car.

  • After meeting online, the plaintiff started dating the defendant, who she claims is a pathological liar with eight children; she sues him for three unpaid loans.

  • A man sues his former roommate for an unpaid electric bill and emotional distress, saying he could hear her and her boyfriend having sex.

  • A woman says she and the defendant started out as friends with benefits and decided to move in together and start a business, but the relationship failed and she is suing him for unpaid rent and late fees.

  • A woman sues her former roommate for stolen property and says the defendant was passive-aggressive and verbally abusive; the defendant counter-sues for defamation of character.

  • A woman sues her ex-boyfriend for wrecking her car

  • The plaintiff says she bought an airline ticket for the defendant to go to Las Vegas, but the defendant backed out and failed to repay her.

  • A woman sues her son and daughter-in-law for repayment of a loan and airline tickets, saying their relationship is toxic and that her son gave up custody of his child to stay with his wife.

  • The plaintiff hired the defendant to plan her 30th birthday party, but is suing because she claims she was dissatisfied with the defendant's services.

  • A woman sues her ex-fiance, who says she lost custody of her child due to her heroin addiction.

  • A woman sues her ex for wrecking her car, saying they used to drink excessively and use drugs together until she checked herself into rehab.

  • A man sues his former longtime friend, who helped him with his drug- and alcohol-addiction struggles, for rent and breach of contract.

  • A woman says the defendant's ex-girlfriend vandalized her car in a jealous rage.

  • The plaintiff says she was accused of stealing at work, but her former co-worker says all of the employees were stealing, and that is why they got fired.

  • A pair who met on social media, became friends with benefits, and moved in together accuse each other of assault.

  • A woman sues her former employee for repayment of a loan.

  • The defendant says that when he dated the plaintiff, she constantly accused him of cheating, but he discovered that she was talking to other men, including her pastor.

  • The plaintiff says that when the defendant came to repossess her vehicle, she was pepper-sprayed, but the defendant says she was attacked with an umbrella.

  • A woman sues her ex-husband, who is now engaged to her former best friend, for unpaid childcare.

  • A hairstylist sues a former client for failure to pay her in full, falsely accusing her of theft and defaming her online.

  • The plaintiff says when she was 18 she was having sex with the defendant and other men, and she has petitioned the court for a paternity test to see if he is the father of her 15-year-old son.

  • A mother petitions the court for a paternity test because the man she says is the child's father has doubts.

  • The plaintiff sues a felon she met online for a bail bond, property and stolen money.

  • The defendant says her ex-roommate often brought random drunk men to their apartment.

  • The plaintiff says her baby daddy's other baby mama assaulted and pepper-sprayed her.