|Fort Madison District Court||Fort Madison||Iowa 52627||7 miles|
|Burlington District Court||Burlington||Iowa 52601||14 miles|
|Mount Pleasant District Court||Mount Pleasant||Iowa 52641||19 miles|
|Lee County District Ct Clerk||Keokuk||Iowa 52632||23 miles|
|Hancock County Court||Carthage||Illinois 62321||25 miles|
|Henderson County Court||Oquawka||Illinois 61469||25 miles|
|Kahoka Circuit Court||Kahoka||Missouri 63445||29 miles|
|Kahoka Municipal Court||Kahoka||Missouri 63445||29 miles|
|Wapello District Court||Wapello||Iowa 52653||32 miles|
|Keosauqua District Court||Keosauqua||Iowa 52565||33 miles|
|Fairfield District Court||Fairfield||Iowa 52556||38 miles|
|Warren County Court||Monmouth||Illinois 61462||38 miles|
|McDonough County Court||Macomb||Illinois 61455||40 miles|
|Canton Municipal Court||Canton||Missouri 63435||43 miles|
|Washington District Court||Washington||Iowa 52353||43 miles|
|Mercer County Court||Aledo||Illinois 61231||44 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.