|Reeves Justice of Peace Court||Reeves||Louisiana 70658||5 miles|
|Reeves Magistrate Court||Reeves||Louisiana 70658||6 miles|
|Kinder Mayor's Court||Kinder||Louisiana 70648||9 miles|
|Kinder Justice of Peace Court||Kinder||Louisiana 70648||10 miles|
|Mittie Justice of Peace Court||Dry Creek||Louisiana 70637||10 miles|
|Oberlin Justice of Peace Court||Oberlin||Louisiana 70655||12 miles|
|Allen Parish Clerk of Courts||Oberlin||Louisiana 70655||12 miles|
|Oberlin Mayor's Court||Oakdale||Louisiana 71463||12 miles|
|Fenton Mayor's Court||Fenton||Louisiana 70640||15 miles|
|Iowa Justice of Peace Court I||Iowa||Louisiana 70647||15 miles|
|DeRidder Justice of Peace Court||DeRidder||Louisiana 70634||16 miles|
|Ragley Justice of Peace Court||Ragley||Louisiana 70657||16 miles|
|Iowa Justice of Peace Court||Iowa||Louisiana 70647||17 miles|
|Elton Justice of Peace Court||Elton||Louisiana 70532||17 miles|
|Elton Municipal Court||Elton||Louisiana 70532||17 miles|
|Iowa Justice of Peace Court II||Iowa||Louisiana 70647||22 miles|
|Lake Charles Justice of Peace Court I||Lake Charles||Louisiana 70615||22 miles|
|Basile Mayor's Court||Basile||Louisiana 70515||22 miles|
|Basile Justice of Peace Court||Basile||Louisiana 70515||23 miles|
|Lake Charles Justice of Peace Court II||Lake Charles||Louisiana 70611||23 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.