Appeal & Supersedeas Bonds

These bonds are required by state and federal courts to secure the right to appeal and stay a judgment.

Colonial is the easy choice.

Colonial Surety Company is a leading provider of appeal bonds, which are also referred to as supersedeas bonds. We’re licensed in all 50 states and U.S. territories and make it easy to obtain I-Bonds® (instant, online surety bond).

Watch our video to learn why you may need this bond.


  • A party appealing a court ruling may be required by the court to purchase an appeal or supersedeas bond to secure their right to appeal and stay execution of the lower court judgment.

  • While both state and federal courts require appeal or supersedeas bonds, the amount of those bonds may vary by jurisdiction.

  • Colonial Surety Company offers the direct and digital way to obtain an appeal or supersedeas bond. We are the insurance company. We make it easy to obtain your bond instantly. The steps are easy—get a quote online, fill out your information, satisfy underwriting requirements, and enter your payment method. Print or e-file your bond from your office. It’s that simple!

  • An appeal or supersedeas bond is reasonably priced and easy to obtain. Colonial Surety Company offers our lowest possible rate. The premium is based on the amount of the bond required by the applicable court.

  • Yes, it is important that you purchase your bond from a quality and financially-secure company. Incorporated since 1930, Colonial Surety Company is an A (Excellent) rated insurance company by A.M. Best. We are Treasury listed, licensed and admitted in all U.S. states and territories.

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