At the court house, Nicholas joins his mother, Michael, Christine, Paul, Avery and Dylan for the hearing. She thanks them all for being there. Michael is called in to see the judge. Nikki is eager to have this finished. Out in the hall, Ian bumps into Victor. The mustache mumbles threats. Ian strolls into the court with Victor following. Ian tells Dylan how much he appreciates his being there. The lawyers return and Nikki continues to dread her journal being made public. Victor tries to reassure her. Ian takes the stand to talk about his extreme emotional distress. He recounts the past few months. Everyone cringes as she talks about how much he loves his son. Michael brings up the evidence of Ian being sterile. Ian thought that Dylan was a miracle. Michael doubts that but Ian holds his ground. Victor wanders out after he gets a text from Dr. Burnett. Dylan takes the stand next. He's hostile. Under Michael's questioning, he talks about how much Ian is making them all suffer. The judge declares a recess. When that ends, Victor takes his son out and asks him to leave while Nikki reads her journal. Nikki is called up. She explains that the journal contains all of her thoughts feeling and the indignities she suffered. She reads about all the times Ian called her to his bed. Nikki eventually breaks into tears and has to stop. Ian shakes his head. Under questioning, she insists that the sex was forced and giving away the child was the biggest mistake of her life.
Austin calls Summer and they yap about his job interview. She gets off the phone and heads to her mother's hospital room. She holds her hand and tells her all about how much her life has changed since she met Austin. This is the first time she's ever been in love. She got married and now feels like Jack's her dad. After she lets go of Phyllis' hand, the redhead's fingers move. Summer goes on and on about how perfect her husband is. Dr. Burnett watches through the door. He gets Victor on the phone and is ordered not to say anything about the reversible coma.
At her penthouse, Chelsea fills Billy in about Ben stealing someone's identity and doing time for murder. Billy is livid. He storms out as Kevin shows up. She wishes she'd told Billy earlier. Kevin has learned more. She doesn't want to hear it and thinks getting involved with Billy has been a huge mistake. Kev worries about her and says she needs to accept that Adam is not coming back.
Victoria is at the Club with Stitch, worrying about her mom. Ben does his best to distract her and then leaves to take a call. Jack shows up. They discuss the Billy situation and she makes it clear they don't have a future. He points out that they always get back together. She thinks she's a rational person now. Kelly stands around the corner as they discuss Ben. He warns her that she doesn't really know Ben. Kelly interrupts and drags him away as Ben returns. Billy shows up and confronts Jack and Kelly about the murder. Jack apologizes for not telling him. Billy wants all the details. Jack sends him off to talk to Ben himself. Kelly runs after him. Billy catches up with Victoria and Ben. He demands some answers. Ben wants to escape but Victoria wonders if there is anything to what Billy is saying.
Genoa City Spoilers for Tomorrow on The Young and the Restless:
Nick spends some time with Mariah.
"What’s it going to be Ben? Are you going to tell her or am I?" Jack asks Ben.
Chaos breaks out at the hearing and Nikki breaks into tears.