Judge Judy Recap 6/3/14: $1,700 for Car Totaled by Girlfriend’s Friend

Judge Judy Sheindlin awards $1,700 to James Patrick Kiser, for his car totaled by his girlfriend’s friend Tami Rosales, while he was in jail. Judge Judy also awards $350 for a towed car driven by an ex-girlfriend Danielle Schmitt while the owner was at a drug facility. The judge also awards Michael Tennant and 2 other roommates a net of $600, for Alex Erlandsen’s share of 2 months’ rent less security deposit. The rent totaled $900, and the security deposit was $600.  Judge Judy dismisses Shannon Miller’s dog bite suit against Jennifer & Michael McPherson because her dog had not…

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Dr. Phil Recap: Woman Insists Ex-Hubby Forces Parental Alienation (6/3/14)

Dr. Phil featured a case on parental alienation by reviewing the case of Sara (photo in this recap) who strongly believes that her ex-husband Mark constantly lies and brainwashes their children to keep her at bay. Sara is convinced that her alienation started following the couple’s separation after 19 years of what she claimed as a happy marriage. Sara asserted on the show that Mark has gone through great lengths to paint a bad image of her. She has undergone therapy to understand why her family has turned against her, especially since she never threatened her ex-husband in any way. From…

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Judge Mathis Recap 6/3/14: $1,098 for Cell Phone Bills

Judge Mathis awards $5,000 to Joe Altman-Beatham $5,000 for jewelry that Randall VanVleck stole. The judge also awards $1,098 to Dominique Simmons for Ashley Anderson’s unpaid cell phone bills. Judge Mathis also finds for Danielle, for the cell phone that former friend Bakari Nixon damaged, and his loan. Bakari claims that he and Danielle had a sexual relationship. The judge also awards $2,415 to Jamilah Twyman, for her brother Derek Colquitt’s traffic tickets. Derek had claimed that he had paid for the tickets. Traffic Tickets Jamilah Twyman sues her brother Derek Colquitt for $2,415, for 10 traffic tickets and emotional…

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MasterChef Recap: Culinary Student, Food Sales Employee Eliminated (6/2/14)

Former Culinary Student and Call Center Representative Whitney (photo) and Food Sales Employee Astrid leave MasterChef. Courtney wins the Mystery Box challenge and chooses meatloaf as the Elimination Test dish. The other choices were Spaghetti & Meatballs and Hamburger. Courtney was exempted from the Elimination Test. She also chose the 10 contestants who join her on the deck overlooking the kitchen. Music Video Director Francis wins the Elimination Test, and Whitney lost it. Astrid lost the Mystery Box Challenge. Tonight, 22 home cooks remain from last week’s 30. The winner gets $250,000 and her or his own cookbook. Judge Gordon Ramsay…

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Judge Judy Recap 6/2/14: $2,500 Suit Against Wedding DJ Dismissed

Judge Judy Sheindlin dismisses Ali Ranjbar (photo) & Ati Hakimi‘s suit against DJ Farzad Khorsidian, for $2,500, for their $600 deposit for a postponed reception, and hiring a new DJ. The reception was cancelled 5-6 days before, because Ati had a pre-terminated pregnancy. The judge then awards $2,108 to Kate Niman for ex-girlfriend Heather Smith’s unauthorized card charges. Heather counters that Kate could have racked up the charges herself, but Judge Judy points out that Heather admitted having money problems. Cancelled Reception There are only 2 new cases today, and both are pretty straightforward. Ali and Ati of San Diego, CA, sue DJ…

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