|South Toms River Municipal Court||South Toms River||New Jersey 08757||1 miles|
|Pine Beach Municipal Court||Pine Beach||New Jersey 08741||2 miles|
|Toms River Municipal Court||Toms River||New Jersey 08753||2 miles|
|Beachwood Municipal Court||Beachwood||New Jersey 08722||3 miles|
|Berkeley Municipal Court||Berkeley||New Jersey 08757||3 miles|
|Island Heights Municipal Court||Island Heights||New Jersey 08732||3 miles|
|Ocean Gate Municipal Court||Ocean Gate||New Jersey 08740||4 miles|
|Seaside Park Municipal Court||Seaside Park||New Jersey 08752||6 miles|
|Seaside Heights Municipal Court||Seaside Heights||New Jersey 08751||6 miles|
|Lacey Municipal Court||Lacey||New Jersey 08731||6 miles|
|Manchester Municipal Court||Manchester||New Jersey 08759||7 miles|
|Lavallette Municipal Court||Lavallette||New Jersey 08735||7 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.