|Preston Magistrate Court||Preston||Georgia 31824||9 miles|
|Preston Superior Court||Preston||Georgia 31824||9 miles|
|Americus Magistrate Court||Americus||Georgia 31709||9 miles|
|Americus Municipal Court||Americus||Georgia 31709||10 miles|
|Americus Superior Court||Americus||Georgia 31709||10 miles|
|Smithville Municipal Court||Smithville||Georgia 31787||12 miles|
|Bronwood Municipal Court||Bronwood||Georgia 39826||14 miles|
|Ellaville Municipal Court||Ellaville||Georgia 31806||15 miles|
|Ellaville Magistrate Court||Ellaville||Georgia 31806||15 miles|
|Ellaville Superior Court||Ellaville||Georgia 31806||15 miles|
|Richland Municipal Court||Richland||Georgia 31825||16 miles|
|Dawson Municipal Court||Dawson||Georgia 39842||18 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.