Dr. Phil Review: “Brotherhood” Re-defined in Deadly Gangs (8/19/14)

Back in February this year, Dr. Phil raised the issues related to young men involved in deadly gangs. He addressed the case of 16-year old Bill (photo in this review) who admitted that being a part of his gang gave him a certain feeling of power and a kind of loyalty that was stronger than what he had for his family. Bill’s biological parents and step-mother wanted him to turn his life around and hoped to achieve it with Dr. Phil’s professional intervention. Fraternity Amidst Violence. Bill was once an honor student but everything changed after he became a full…

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Dr. Phil Review: The Age Gap Issue In A Relationship (8/18/14)

It’s not uncommon to hear and see people agree that when it comes to love, age really is no issue. However, there are extreme cases and one of them was featured by Dr. Phil back in December. The case concerns a relationship with a 26-year age gap between 50-year old Dean and 24-year old Ashley (her photo in this recap). The two have been together for almost four years but most was highlighted by altercations and physical abuse. This, despite sharing a child who practically experienced neglect as the couple were too immersed in their own issues. A Relationship of…

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Judge Mathis Recap: Exes’ Defamation & Slander Suits Dismissed (8/15/14)

Judge Mathis awards Jade Leigh $5,000 for ex-boyfriend Gregory Courtney’s loan & dismisses Gregory’s $1,500 for the engagement ring. Judge Mathis then awards Elizabeth Pitts $1,200 for a detox loan & dismisses her former friend Tiffany Hurst’s $500 counterclaim for defamation. Next, he dismisses Lacovia Harper(left, photo)’s $1,000 suit for defamation & her ex-boyfriend Joshua Young(right)’s $1,000 countersuit for slander. Lastly, the judge orders Alex Ocampo to pay Cab Driver Charles Oliver $5,000 for pain & suffering and cab fare. Ex’s Loan Preacher’s daughter Jade Leigh thought that ex-boyfriend Gregory Courtney of Hawthorne, CA, was going to propose to her, when he borrowed $5,000 from her. He presented her…

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Judge Mathis Recap 8/14/14: $2,153 for Friend’s 4 Months’ Rent

Judge Mathis awards Brooke Stephens (left, photo) $2,153 for her friend Russell Crone(right)’s rent. Judge Mathis also awards James Hill $5,000 for lawyer’s fees &  emotional distress. Judge Mathis dismisses James’ ex-fiancee Dena Finney’s $5,000 countersuit for moving expenses, lost wages & emotional distress. The judge also awards Andre Hale $2,500 for Andre’s cousin Casey Cameros’ car loan & settlement fees. Judge Mathis dismisses Casey’s $1,000 countersuit for breach of contract. The judge also awards Kylie Carberry $3,000 for personal property & Kylie’s former roommate Ashley Olsen $2,500 for harassment. Assault Hill alleges that former fiancee Finney had drunk all…

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Dr. Phil Review: Anna Benson’s Post-Jail Interview (8/14/14)

Back in November, Dr. Phil snagged an exclusive interview with Anna Benson, former wife of New York Mets pitcher Kris Benson and a self-proclaimed “bad-ass” chick and the “most famous wife in sports history since Marilyn Monroe”. Anna gained extreme notoriety following her reported aggression towards her ex-husband in July last year, to which she pleaded guilty for aggravated assault with weapons and criminal trespassing charges. She was eventually sentenced to 15 years of probation. After four months in jail and a three-month in-patient psychiatric therapy ordered by the court, Anna talked to Dr. Phil and gave her version of…

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