|Hannibal Circuit Court||Hannibal||Missouri 63401||0 miles|
|New London Circuit Court||New London||Missouri 63459||9 miles|
|Palmyra City Hall||Palmyra||Missouri 63461||11 miles|
|Palmyra Circuit Court||Palmyra||Missouri 63461||11 miles|
|Frankford Municipal Court||Frankford||Missouri 63441||15 miles|
|Adams County Court||Quincy||Illinois 62301||16 miles|
|Monroe City Municipal Court||Monroe||Missouri 63456||20 miles|
|La Grange Municipal Court||La Grange||Missouri 63448||24 miles|
|Louisiana Municipal Court||Louisiana||Missouri 63353||24 miles|
|Curryville Municipal Court||Curryville||Missouri 63339||25 miles|
|Bowling Green Circuit Court||Bowling Green||Missouri 63334||27 miles|
|Bowling Green Municipal Court||Bowling Green||Missouri 63334||27 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.