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Judge Judy SUED

You Screwed Me Out of

My Fine China!

3/12/2013 1:22 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0314-judge-judy-Christofle-chinaJudge Judy got a really good deal on some used china and flatware  ... problem is the woman who owned the stuff claims the TV jurist essentially stole it right out from under her and now the scorned woman is out for blood.

Here's the lowdown. Judy has a producer named Randy Douthit, who was going through an epically nasty divorce from Patric (that's the way she spells it) Jones. The former couple had some expensive, Christofle tableware.

Jones has filed a lawsuit against Judy, claiming the jurist and Douthit entered into a fraudulent scheme to screw her out of the china and flatware, which she values at $514,421.14.

Jones alleges in the suit, filed by Bev Hills attorney Perry Wander ... Douthit sold Judy the goods for a measly $50,000, without her knowledge or consent.  Jones claims Judy knew full well the deal was revenge against her.

And the conspiracy allegations get even worse.  Jones claims Randy agreed to reduce his profit participation in the Judge Judy show so he wouldn't have to fork over as much money in the divorce settlement. 

Jones wants Judy to either fork over the china and flatware or pay her $514,421.14.  She's also gunning for punitive damages.

Judge Judy tells TMZ, "I have not seen any complaint by the former Mrs. Douthit, however, I don't owe this lady a cent.  And if this 50-year-old woman would spend her time more productively at trying to find a job, instead of abusing the judicial system with frivolous lawsuits, we would all be a lot better off."

We spoke to Jones' lawyer after he filed the lawsuit today ... and the attorney had a few things to say.

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D-INCARNATION    

I would so love to give her the flaming bag......

591 days ago
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ChitownCletus    

Judge J always acts like such a bitch.

591 days ago
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IwuvTMZ    

Get back in the kitchen and wash those dishes.

591 days ago
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Miz Val    

$514,421.14. in china and flatware? Is it made out of gold? " And if this 50-year-old woman would spend her time more productively at trying to find a job, instead of abusing the judicial system with frivolous lawsuits, we would all be a lot better off." Put her on your show this should interesting

591 days ago
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XRaac    

Seems like she is going to receive same medicine she usually likes to give the people on her show.

591 days ago
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Justsay Nohan    

That response is pure Judge Judy.

591 days ago
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Majestik    

ROFLMAO, GO JUDGE JUDY.
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I love this woman to bits. Her Judge Milani and Joe Brown. Don't hate me, my husband got me hooked on them LOL.

591 days ago
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jimi    

oh snap !!!

591 days ago
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Melimo    

Team Judy!

591 days ago
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Sue from jersey    

I hope the judge tells Judy to shut up she is a bully

591 days ago
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Stubaby    

I wish tmz had more stories about celebrity? flatware. I wonder what the cast of Eight is Enough eats their dinner off of.

591 days ago
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pseudonym    

Yeah, Judy! You tell that wench to find a job!

591 days ago
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Mikey    

Why is Judge Judy mentioning the womans age?! Judy's a riff off.

591 days ago
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LookInTheSky    

She's so cute. Too bad she has dimentia.

591 days ago
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Mikey    

I guess Judy know here well enough to know her age.

591 days ago
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