Justice Court, Laughlin Township has one Justice of the Peace elected for a
six-year term. Justice Court hears probable cause, arraignments, preliminary
hearings, misdemeanor and traffic trials, bond forfeitures, evictions, small
claims and civil matters where the amount in controversy does not exceed
$10,000. Other duties performed by the Justice of the Peace include setting
bail, issuing search warrants, summonses, protective orders and arrest warrants.