|Saranac Lake Village Court||Saranac Lake||New York 12983||0 miles|
|St. Armand Town Court||Bloomingdale||New York 12913||6 miles|
|Lake Placid Village Court||Lake Placid||New York 12946||8 miles|
|North Elba Town Court||Lake Placid||New York 12946||8 miles|
|Franklin Town Court II||Vermontville||New York 12989||9 miles|
|Brighton Town Court I||Paul Smiths||New York 12970||9 miles|
|Santa Clara Town Court||Saranac Lake||New York 12983||10 miles|
|Wilmington Town Court||Wilmington||New York 12997||16 miles|
|Keene Town Court||Keene||New York 12942||17 miles|
|Tupper Lake Town Court||Tupper Lake||New York 12986||18 miles|
|Tupper Lake Village Court||Tupper Lake||New York 12986||18 miles|
|Piercefield Town Court||Piercefield||New York 12973||22 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.