|Soda Springs District Court||Soda Springs||Idaho 83276||6 miles|
|Town of Afton||Afton||Wyoming 83110||30 miles|
|Circuit Court-Lincoln County||Afton||Wyoming 83110||31 miles|
|Star Valley Ranch Municipal Court||Star Valley Ranch||Wyoming 83127||34 miles|
|Paris Magistrate Court||Paris||Idaho 83261||35 miles|
|Alpine Municipal Court||Alpine||Wyoming 83128||40 miles|
Courts are government institutions that administer justice in criminal and civil matters. They're mediated by one or more judges, magistrates or justices who have been appointed or elected.
Courts rely on an adversarial system of justice, which is intended to resolve disputes with fair and impartial outcomes. Their primary purpose is to decide questions of law and determine facts. Attorneys for each side present arguments and introduce evidence to support their arguments.
In some court cases, the final judgment is handed down by a jury of citizens chosen through a selection process. In other cases, a judge makes the final ruling. Cases may be heard in criminal court, civil court, or appellate court.