Is Judge Judy a real judge?

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She was a judge, but she retired. She is now a arbitrator, deciding legal cases that otherwise might have been settled in Civil Court. Other than returning misappropriated property, litigants on her TV show are not legally responsible for monetary awards she orders, as these are paid by the show.

Judge Judy (Judith Scheindlin) retired from public service in 1996, after 14 years, presiding over 20,000 cases as a judge in New York City. She is still a qualified attorney in the State of New York.
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What type of Judge is Judge Judy?

She was appointed a criminal court judge judge in New York City in 1982 and then family court becoming the supervising family court judge in Manhattan in 1986. She retired in 1996. The Judge Judy show debuted in 1996. She is purported to be the highest paid TV celebrity. On her show she is style (MORE)

What is judge judy income?

30 million dollars Nah she is worth more than that. The last time I looked she was making $ 70,000 a day, with a $ 100 million 4-year contract. Do the math. But as to what a person is "worth," I am not clear on exactly what that means. it is easier to answer what she makes. Who knows what she sp (MORE)

Is Judge Judy Married?

Yes, she has a husband named Jerry Sheindlin. She's married to former People's Court judge Jerry Scheindlin. Prior to his time on the People's Court bench, Gerald Sheindlin served as a US Administrative Judge at the Social Security Administration in OH and NYC: from 1983 he served as a Criminal (MORE)

Is judge judy a judge?

Judge Judy (Judith Scheindlin) retired from public service in 1996, after 14 years, presiding over 20,000 cases as a judge in New York City. She is still a qualified attorney in the State of New York. . However on the show she isn't officially a judge her official title would be an arbitrator. Basi (MORE)

How much do you get to appear on Judge Judy?

I was on Judge Judy in 2005, and what happens is, they paid me$500.00 to appear on show, plus if you lose your case, the showpays your settlement. So for me, I lost, they paid the $1000 bail Iwas fighting, plus I got $500.00 dollars. It was cool but I wasscared of her yelling at me. ------- I was (MORE)

Is Judge Judy real?

Judge Judy is a real judge. The cases are also real however they are re enacted with actors.

Is Judge Judy nice?

Well when she is at her courthroom,she can not be nice to people.But when she is at home with her family,she laughs and has a great time with them

How many husbands has Judge Judy had?

She has had two husbands, but three marriages due to divorcing and remarrying her second husband, Jerry Sheindlein. Together they raised five children, two from Judge Judy's first marriage and three from her husband's.

Was judge Judy the first on TV?

No Judge Judy was Not the first real judge on TV to try cases. There was the judge on the TV show; Divorce Court and the judge on the People's Court. Back in the 1950s, there were probably a lot of cheap shows, with real judges trying cases on TV, because the networks are always interested in progra (MORE)

What is judge judy salary?

According to the annual (2013) salary survey published in TV Guide, Judge Judy is currently making as much as $45 million a year. This sounds amazing (or outrageous, if you don't like her show), but successful syndicated programs like hers are very lucrative and the hosts or stars tend to be very we (MORE)

Is Judge Judy dead?

No. She is alive as of September 13, 2017. Judge Judy is currently74 years of age.

When did judge judy become a judge?

She passed the bar exam and began practicing as an attorney in 1965. In 1972 she applied for and was appointed as a judge. See the related link below for a complete biography.

What channel is judge judy on?

Check your local listings... Station Market Day Time . WXXA. Albany, NY. Mon-Fri. 4:00pm. KTBC. Austin, TX. Mon-Fri. 4:00pm. WGMB. Baton Rouge. Mon-Fri. 10:00am. WBZ. Boston. Mon-Fri. 4:00pm. WNKY. Bowling Green. Mon-Fri. 3:00pm. WPTZ. Burlington. Mon-Fri. 3:00pm. KG (MORE)

Is judge judy in fortune 500?

People are not listed in the Fortune 500 list, companies are. People are listed in the Forbes 400 list and this woman's net worth does not come close to the threshold.

Is judge judy a real show?

Is it a real show? lol..I sued the real kramer, Kenny Kramer on Judge Judy in California. I was paid airfare and costs to stay and go to L.A.. Our case as partially fixed. i was approached by a judge judy research person in nyc small claims court. i was told if i filed suit , it would be on judge ju (MORE)

Do you think Judge Judy is fair?

OPINION: Yes, Judge Judy is remarkably fair, and the beauty of her "court" is that she is not constrained by legal rulings that limit and plague sitting judges from doing or saying what they'd really like to do or say. OPINION: Ditto! Sometimes she seems a little overly harsh to me but I know t (MORE)

Who is the bailiff on Judge Judy?

The ever patient, ever tolerant bailiff is Petri Hawkins-Byrd known as "the world's richest bailiff". Judge Judy calls him Byrd. See the link below for additional information on Mr. Byrd.

Why do people go onto judge judy?

The production company reportedly pay each both the plaintiff and defendant $100 each for the apperance, plus flights and accomodation. In addition, the production company pays any judgments made (ie even if Judge Judy orders the defendant to pay $1000 to the plaintiff, the defendant doesn't actuall (MORE)

Is Judge Judy a judge currently?

Judge Judy (Judith Scheindlin) retired from public service in 1996, after 14 years, presiding over 20,000 cases as a judge in New York City. She is still a qualified attorney in the State of New York.

Is judge judy Simon cowell mother?

yes well she's his step mother his mother died Megan cowell NO! Parents of Simon Cowell: Julie Brett (née Josie Dalglish), is a former ballet dancer and socialite, and his father, Eric Selig Phillip Cowell.

Why is Judge Judy so aggressive?

She is a well experienced judge who knows exactly what she wants. Judges are not there to toy around in lies and waste time trying to get acquainted with personal lives.

Why is Judge Judy so harsh?

In part, she tries to run her TV show the way a real court would operate; testimony must be direct and in response to questions. This is far more strict (and realistic) than some other court shows on television, which permit litigants to tell long stories containing lots of irrelevant, unprovable de (MORE)

Has judge judy had a face lift?

For someone who is 70 years old, she looks fantastic. I would say "yes" she had a facelift and would love the name and phone number of her surgeon.

Is Judge Judy and Jerry Springer married?

Now there's a picture. But no, Judge Judy (Judith Scheindlin) is married to Jerry Scheindlin , also a judge, who served on the New York Supreme Court and appeared as the judge on The People's Court for two years.

When does Judge Judy get angry?

Judge Judy does not suffer fools easily. After she passed the New York bar exam, she became a corporate lawyer but after two years she felt that she could do more in her role as a lawyer. In 1972, she took a job as a prosecutor in family court, prosecuting juvenile crime, domestic violence, and c (MORE)

How much are judge Judy earrings worth?

Judge Judy's diamond stud earrings appear to be about 5-6 carats each. Based on color and clarity I think they are worth $100K-$120K for the pair. The larger the stone the more money per carat. Someone earlier had posted they were about 2-3 carats and figured $1000 a carat. That estimate is ludicrio (MORE)

What made Judge Judy famous?

Judge Judy, Judith Scheindlin, was highly respected while she served as a judge and came to national attention in February 1993, when she was profiled in the Los Angeles Times as a hard-hitting legal super-heroine, determined to make the courts work for the common good. That same year, the TV news m (MORE)

Why was Judge Judy bounced from the real court bench?

Judith Scheindlin, Judge Judy, was not 'bounced' from the bench. In 1996, after 10 years as prosecutor in New York City family court and 13 years as a judge hearing over 20,000 cases, Sheindlin retired. Judge Judy was highly respected while she served and came to national attention in February 1993, (MORE)

How many DU Is does judge Judy have?

Judith Scheindlin of the 'Judge Judy' TV show is not the Judge Judy in court for DUI. It was Judge Judith Raub Eiler, a county court judge in Seattle, WA. Judge Eiler behaved aggressively at her hearing which earned her a five-day suspension without pay from the Washington State Supreme Court. The m (MORE)

Is Aunt Judy actually Judge Judy?

"From what I have found, no, Judge Judy is not Aunt Judy. Judge Judy is an American judge who takes public cases on television. Aunt Judy is someone else."

What is judge judy children occupation?

Adam Levy is her son from her first marriage and is a prosecutor in upstate New York. Her daughter Nicole an attorney and is the head of Judy's foundation "Her Honor" in Westchester. Her son Gregory is also an attorney in New York.