People who appear as litigants on the "Judge Judy" show do receive an appearance fee. In addition, they receive an additional minimal daily payment for each day they are "on call" for the program. The show films a number of different individual shows over a two- to three-day period of time, and the litigants for these various episodes must be on-hand during this entire time period.
People who appear on "Judge Judy" are also paid for their travel and lodging expenses associated with their appearances on the program. The litigant who prevails on the show is also paid through a special fund established by the television show's producers. The maximum award on "Judge Judy" is $5,000.
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Prolly like 4% of what she gets lol.