Appeal Bond
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Appeal Bond

A bond given in a case at law in which a judgment has been rendered, and the party against whom it has been rendered desires to take the case to another court. The bond is required of unsuccessful litigants who appeal judgements to higher courts. The bond guarantees payment of the judgement up to the limits of the bond, plus interest and costs, should the higher court sustain the verdict of the lower court. Companies do not file a bond for more than policy limits.

Appeal Bond

A type of bond set by the court and filed by the appellant who had a civil judgment entered against him to forestall issuance of execution until the cause can be passed upon and disposed of by the superior court.

Appeal Bond

A sum of money posted by an appellant.

Appeal Bond

A type of bond set by the court and filed by the appellant until the cause can be passed upon and disposed of by the superior court. The purpose of this bond is to assure that the appellant will prosecute his appeal and will appear in court.

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Appeal Bond has been defined 4 different ways in documents like Insurance Industry Glossary, Glossary of Terms Commonly Used in Court, Glossary of Legal Terms, and 1 more.

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