|Northern Dakota County Court||West Saint Paul||Minnesota 55118||4 miles|
|Ramsey County Suburban Court||Maplewood||Minnesota 55109||5 miles|
|Hennepin County Court||Minneapolis||Minnesota 55487||9 miles|
|Southdale County Court||Edina||Minnesota 55435||12 miles|
|Brookdale County Court||Brooklyn Center||Minnesota 55430||14 miles|
|Washington County Court||Stillwater||Minnesota 55082||16 miles|
|Western Dakota County Court||Apple Valley||Minnesota 55124||16 miles|
|Ridgedale County Court||Minnetonka||Minnesota 55305||17 miles|
|Dakota County Court||Hastings||Minnesota 55033||17 miles|
|St. Croix Municipal Court||Hudson||Wisconsin 54016||18 miles|
|Anoka County Court||Anoka||Minnesota 55303||23 miles|
|River Falls Municipal Court||River Falls||Wisconsin 54022||24 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.