"‘My Foul-Mouthed 74-Year-Old Mom Is on a Rampage Picking Fights with Neighbors, Strangers, Cops and Family'"
ALL-NEW! From the outside, 74-year-old Sonia looks like a sweet little lady, but her daughters, Christina and Ginny, say what comes out of her mouth is mean and offensive. They claim she spews racial slurs, gets in fights with neighbors and even insults the police. Ginny says she stopped talking to her mother two years ago, and Christina says she won't allow Sonia to visit her 11-year-old grandson for fear of putting him in danger. Dr. Phil works to get to the bottom of what her daughters call Sonia's "meanness." What does she say happened to her to make her so angry? And, Dr. Phil asks Ginny and Christina if they can acknowledge Sonia's history so the family can reconcile instead of being estranged.
"‘Our Daughter-In-Law Is Putting Us in the Middle and We Don't Know Who to Choose'"
ALL-NEW! Krysti says she thinks her sister-in-law Ashleigh is a melodramatic, lying, attention-seeking, manipulative, drug addict. She says she just can't understand why her mother-in-law, Kristin, and her husband, Jacob, can't see the lies, so she wants them to make a decision: pick her or Ashleigh. But, Jacob says he wishes his wife would just drop her ultimatum so they can live in peace. Can Dr. Phil help them make a decision?
"Young, Smart and Out of Control; ‘Our 17-Year-Old Son is Facing 2 DUIs and Prison!'"
ALL-NEW! Jackie and Darin say their 17-year-old son, Bo, is out of control. He's currently facing two felony DUI charges -- one for allegedly running someone over and another for allegedly wrecking his car after blacking out because of huffing air duster. Is there a reason for Bo's behavior? And, with his 18th birthday and court coming up, can Dr. Phil get through to him in time? Plus, Jackie, Darin and Bo come face-to-face with another guest, Janelle – who knows all too well what it's like to live with loss after one reckless and selfish act.
"Country Pop Singing Wife vs. Sod-Busting Husband: ‘We're over $50,000 in Debt and Fighting over a Postnup!'"
ALL-NEW! Stephanie, a struggling country pop singer, says she wants a postnuptial agreement with her husband, Rob, whom she claims has put them in thousands of dollars of debt by controlling their money. Stephanie claims Rob has made financial mistakes and that he struggles to run a business without her. Stephanie wants 40% of Rob's landscaping company, because she says she has had major creative input – including coming up with the company's jingle, "Sod-Busters!" Rob, on the other hand, claims Stephanie loves to spend money on lavish shopping sprees, but has never helped them make much money – and says if they were to create a postnup, he would never agree to give her any part of his business – he says he grew it from the ground up. Rob admits that Stephanie is a talented singer, but says she hasn't worked on her career lately. Estate Management Attorney Ann Margaret Carrozza offers advice to Stephanie and Rob on how to make a postnuptial agreement that will work for them. Will a postnup help save their marriage? Dr. Phil weighs in with financial and marital advice for this couple. And, Stephanie performs the title song from her album "Fly Away"!
"‘Our Lawyer Sister's Cluttered House: Is She Facing a 3rd Eviction?'"
ALL-NEW! Peggy and Pattie say their sister, Kate, who has a master's degree in communications and a law degree, has struggled with hoarding for years, but they say recently, it's taken a sharp turn for the worse. Peggy and Pattie estimate they've spent $27,000 supporting Kate for the past three years – spending money on moving, finding places for Kate to live and paying Kate's rent and bills. But once again, they say Kate could be facing eviction because of the state of her home. Can Dr. Phil help Kate declutter her mind so that she can finally declutter her home?