The Judicature is the ruling group of the town Ripple Ridge. Originally formed from the property owners they were only empowered to address legal matters arising between members of the town.
After the town experienced some substantial growth of non-property owners, migrants, and others the power of the Judicature was extended with a broader legal mandate to create laws and render judgement of guilt and provide sentence.
As the town became even larger the group created their own mandate to rule. They granted themselves the power to tax, hire a military force, and enforce the laws.
The Judicature is comprised currently of: