|Centerpoint Justice of Peace Court||Center Point||Louisiana 71323||5 miles|
|Alexandria Justice of Peace Court I||Alexandria||Louisiana 71302||5 miles|
|Marksville Justice of Peace Court||Marksville||Louisiana 71351||7 miles|
|Lecompte Mayor's Court||Lecompte||Louisiana 71346||11 miles|
|Marksville City Court||Marksville||Louisiana 71351||12 miles|
|Avoyelles Parish Court||Marksville||Louisiana 71351||12 miles|
|Avoyelles District Court||Marksville||Louisiana 71351||12 miles|
|Hessmer Justice of Peace Court||Hessmer||Louisiana 71341||12 miles|
|Hessmer Mayor's Court||Hessmer||Louisiana 71341||12 miles|
|Pineville Justice of Peace Court II||Pineville||Louisiana 71360||12 miles|
|Cheneyville Municipal Court||Cheneyville||Louisiana 71325||12 miles|
|Pineville Justice of Peace Court I||Pineville||Louisiana 71360||14 miles|
|Alexandria City Court||Alexandria||Louisiana 71301||14 miles|
|Pineville City Court||Pineville||Louisiana 71360||14 miles|
|Rapides District Court||Alexandria||Louisiana 71301||14 miles|
|Mansura Justice of Peace Court||Mansura||Louisiana 71350||15 miles|
|Mansura Mayor's Court||Mansura||Louisiana 71350||15 miles|
|Woodworth Mayor's Court||Woodworth||Louisiana 71485||16 miles|
|Bunkie City Court||Bunkie||Louisiana 71322||17 miles|
|Ball Mayor's Court||Ball||Louisiana 71405||18 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.