me start by saying that Judge Judy is a better show than
People's Court. I think that she does make some good
judgments but then there are those other ones that are
totally unfair. I took my case to Judge Judy. Let me
explain my side and then I will tell you her ruling.
I lived with my father in Tennessee for 9 months. During
that time I was in my last year of High School. I paid
for my class ring ($380) and everything seemed to be ok.
All except for the woman that my father married. She
hates my sister and I because we are the tie between him
and his ex-wife. We got into an argument over a CD that I
bought and one day when I got home from school she threw
me against a wall and then against a china cabinet. 5
days later I was on a plane back to California to live
with my mother. About 6 days after I left the woman my
dad married went to the place where I purchased my ring
and canceled my order and was given $330 (a $50 non
refundable deposit was kept by the company). I was lied
to for months by my father. He kept telling me that they
were going to ship my ring out to me. Finally I called
the company and was told that they canceled the order
months ago. So I thought (and still think) that I was
entitled to my money from the ring.
Well, I took my case to Judge Judy. She turned the case
into an argument over my mother and father's divorce and
spoke to me 2 times. Once to ask me if my mother was
there and the other to ask what happened between the
confrontation with my dad's wife. She treated me as if I
were a child even though I am 18 (a legal adult). Judge
Judy said that I didn't deserve my class ring and that my
father owes me nothing. I assume she came to this
conclusion by reading my father's statement. He said that
I was unruly and was playing my parent's against
eachother. She also implied that maybe I was the reason
of their divorce even though I was only 5 at the time.
So, she dismissed the case.
Now my father and I don't talk at all, and I still
don't have my class ring or the money to buy it. These are the
type of rulings that I think are unfair.
I think she needed to stick with the main point of the
case rather than talking with my mother and their divorce. That
is only my opinion.
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