|Beaufort County Court||Washington||North Carolina 27889||17 miles|
|Beaufort District Court||Washington||North Carolina 27889||17 miles|
|Pamlico County Court||Bayboro||North Carolina 28515||22 miles|
|Pamlico District Court||Bayboro||North Carolina 28515||22 miles|
|Hyde County Court||Swan Quarter||North Carolina 27885||25 miles|
|Hyde District Court||Swan Quarter||North Carolina 27885||25 miles|
|Washington County Court||Plymouth||North Carolina 27962||28 miles|
|Washington District Court||Plymouth||North Carolina 27962||28 miles|
|Craven County Court||New Bern||North Carolina 28560||29 miles|
|Craven District Court||New Bern||North Carolina 28560||29 miles|
|Martin County Court||Williamston||North Carolina 27892||31 miles|
|Martin County District Court Judge||Williamston||North Carolina 27892||31 miles|
|Pitt County Court||Greenville||North Carolina 27858||36 miles|
|Pitt District Court||Greenville||North Carolina 27858||36 miles|
|Bertie County Court||Windsor||North Carolina 27983||38 miles|
|Bertie District Court||Windsor||North Carolina 27983||38 miles|
|Chowan County Court||Edenton||North Carolina 27932||42 miles|
|Chowan District Court||Edenton||North Carolina 27932||42 miles|
|Tyrell County Court||Columbia||North Carolina 27925||42 miles|
|Tyrell District Court||Columbia||North Carolina 27925||42 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.