What is an appeal bond or a supersedeas bond? An appeal bond, also referred to as a supersedeas bond, is the bond required by state and federal courts to secure the right to appeal and stay a judgment. Who needs this bond? A litigant that seeks to appeal a judgement and stay enforcement. What is the amount of the bond? While both state and federal courts require supersedeas or appeal bonds, the amount of those bonds may vary by jurisdiction. What is the process to obtain an appeal bond or a supersedeas bond? Colonial offers the direct and digital way to obtain an appeal or supersedeas bond. We are the insurance company — which means no agent, no broker, and no middleman. 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! What does an appeal bond or a supersedeas bond cost? An appeal or supersedeas bond is reasonably priced and easy to obtain. You may notice that with other insurance agents and middlemen companies, your premium rate will fluctuate and include additional hidden fees and costs. Colonial offers our lowest possible rate. Premium is based on the amount of the bond required by the applicable court. Does it matter where I get the bond? It is important to understand how surety bonds work, and who is the insurance company issuing your bonds. It is easy to obtain appeal and supersedeas bonds when you deal direct with a quality insurance company licensed to write surety bonds. Colonial is an A (Excellent) rated insurance company by A.M. Best, that has been incorporated since 1930. We are Treasury listed, and licensed and admitted in all U.S. states and territories.