|Middletown Superior Court||Middletown||Connecticut 06457||16 miles|
|Middlesex Judicial District Court||Middletown||Connecticut 06457||16 miles|
|New London Superior Court||New London||Connecticut 06320||19 miles|
|New London Judicial District Court||New London||Connecticut 06320||20 miles|
|Meriden Superior Court||Meriden||Connecticut 06451||21 miles|
|Southold Town Court||Southold||New York 11971||21 miles|
|Shelter Island Town Court||Shelter Island||New York 11964||22 miles|
|Norwich Superior Court||Norwich||Connecticut 06360||23 miles|
|New Haven Judicial District Court||New Haven||Connecticut 06510||23 miles|
|New Haven Superior Court||New Haven||Connecticut 06510||24 miles|
|New Britain Judicial District Court||New Britain||Connecticut 06051||26 miles|
|New Britain Superior Court||New Britain||Connecticut 06051||26 miles|
|Seneca Town Court||Mattituck||New York 11952||26 miles|
|Willimantic Superior Court||Windham||Connecticut 06226||28 miles|
|Manchester Superior Court||Manchester||Connecticut 06040||28 miles|
|Hartford Judicial District Court||Hartford||Connecticut 06106||29 miles|
|Hartford Superior Court||Hartford||Connecticut 06106||29 miles|
|AnsoniaMilford Judicial District Court||Milford||Connecticut 06460||32 miles|
|Milford Superior Court||Milford||Connecticut 06460||32 miles|
|East Hampton Town Justice||East Hampton||New York 11937||32 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.