|Lockport Mayor's Court||Lockport||Louisiana 70374||3 miles|
|Raceland Justice of Peace Court||Raceland||Louisiana 70394||6 miles|
|Des Allemands Justice of Peace Court||Des Allemands||Louisiana 70030||11 miles|
|Larose Justice of Peace Court||Larose||Louisiana 70373||14 miles|
|Thibodaux City Court||Thibodaux||Louisiana 70301||17 miles|
|Lafourche Parish Clerk of Court||Thibodaux||Louisiana 70301||18 miles|
|Thibodaux Justice of Peace Court||Thibodaux||Louisiana 70301||19 miles|
|Vacherie Justice Peace I||Vacherie||Louisiana 70090||19 miles|
|Luling Justice of Peace Court II||Luling||Louisiana 70070||19 miles|
|Luling Justice of Peace Court I||Luling||Louisiana 70070||20 miles|
|Hahnville Justice of Peace Court||Hahnville||Louisiana 70057||21 miles|
|Saint Charles District Court||Hahnville||Louisiana 70057||21 miles|
|Destrehan Justice of Peace Court I||Destrehan||Louisiana 70047||22 miles|
|Galliano Justice of Peace Court||Galliano||Louisiana 70354||22 miles|
|Destrehan Justice of Peace Court II||Destrehan||Louisiana 70047||23 miles|
|Saint Rose Justice of Peace Court||St. Rose||Louisiana 70087||24 miles|
|Vacherie Justice Peace II||Vacherie||Louisiana 70090||25 miles|
|Edgard Justice of Peace Court||Edgard||Louisiana 70049||25 miles|
|Saint John the Baptist District Court||Edgard||Louisiana 70049||25 miles|
|Garyville Justice of Peace Court||Garyville||Louisiana 70051||26 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.