|Hamburg Magistrate Court||Hamburg||Pennsylvania 19526||12 miles|
|Orwigsburg Magistrate Court||Orwigsburg||Pennsylvania 17961||12 miles|
|Leesport Magistrate Court||Leesport||Pennsylvania 19533||12 miles|
|Wernersville Magistrate Court||Wernersville||Pennsylvania 19565||13 miles|
|Pottsville Magistrate Court||Pottsville||Pennsylvania 17901||13 miles|
|Pottsville District Court||Pottsville||Pennsylvania 17901||14 miles|
|Schuylkill County Courthouse||Pottsville||Pennsylvania 17901||14 miles|
|Port Carbon Magistrate Court||Port Carbon||Pennsylvania 17965||14 miles|
|Tremont Magistrate Court||Tremont||Pennsylvania 17981||14 miles|
|Reading Magistrate Court VII||Reading||Pennsylvania 19605||15 miles|
|Lebanon Magistrate Court I||Lebanon||Pennsylvania 17042||15 miles|
|Reading Magisterial District Court||Reading||Pennsylvania 19601||16 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.