How much money do people get paid for being on the court show Judge Judy?

While there are no official figures released on how much people get paid for being on the show "Judge Judy", unofficial sources suggest the plaintiff & defendant are paid $100.00 each to appear along with transportation costs, hotel and perhaps a meal.

According to TV Guide's fifth annual list, Judge Judy Sheindlin gets paid $47 million per year, making her the highest paid television star.

In the news, Judge Judy's son is reportedly under investigation in a forgery case. Adam Levy, the Putnam County, NY district attorney, is being probed for his role in the prosecution of a county sheriff candidate who allegedly submitted phony signatures on his nomination petitions. Read more at New York Post.

Updated on Friday, January 10 2014 at 04:15AM EST
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