|Hazle Township Magistrate Court||Hazleton||Pennsylvania 18202||3 miles|
|Hazleton Magistrate Court||Hazleton||Pennsylvania 18201||6 miles|
|Freeland Magistrate Court||Freeland||Pennsylvania 18224||9 miles|
|Berwick Magistrate Court||Berwick||Pennsylvania 18603||9 miles|
|Shickshinny Magistrate Court||Shickshinny||Pennsylvania 18655||11 miles|
|Mountain Top Magistrate Court||Mountain Top||Pennsylvania 18707||13 miles|
|Weatherly Magistrate Court||Weatherly||Pennsylvania 18255||13 miles|
|Shenandoah Magistrate Court||Shenandoah||Pennsylvania 17976||14 miles|
|Nanticoke Magistrate Court||Nanticoke||Pennsylvania 18634||14 miles|
|Tamaqua Magistrate Court||Tamaqua||Pennsylvania 18252||15 miles|
|Lansford Magistrate Court||Lansford||Pennsylvania 18232||15 miles|
|WilkesBarre Magisterial Court I||Wilkes-Barre||Pennsylvania 18706||17 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.