- I need coverage - what do I do next?
You can request coverage online via our Harmony system. If the hearing is for the next day, contact us via phone or web chat so we can assist you quickly and efficiently.
- Can you handle a matter on an emergency basis?
Absolutely, stepping in at a moment's notice is our forte. Due to the nature of our business, we have attorney's located close to each courthouse. We recommend you call us as quickly as possible prior to setting up the reservation in Harmony.
- Can you handle a matter on same day?
Yes, we ask that you call us as quickly as possible prior to setting up the reservation in Harmony.
- What states do you cover?
We cover all 50 states.
- Who is the attorney for my case?
Appearance Network maintains a closed network of qualified attorneys who are ranked for their performance. The assigned attorney will be listed in your confirmation of booking.
- Do you have liability insurance?
Yes, Appearance Network is a law firm and maintains Errors and Omissions Insurance.
- Do you handle contested matters?
Yes, our attorneys have experience in litigation and can handle matters from routine hearings to evidentiary hearings through trial.
- How quickly do I get my results?
Appearance Network responds quickly in getting results to our clients, usually same day. You can expect results within 24 hours. If you need your results sooner, you can reach out to us for an exception.
- What is Harmony?
Harmony is the case management system used by our local counsel to securely and efficiently handle your case. Client access is provided to assist with easy booking.
- When can I expect confirmation?
Appearance Network processes all requests immediately upon receipt. As soon as an attorney is confirmed for your booking, an electronic confirmation is sent.
- How will my documents be handled/transmitted?
Appearance Network is capable of handling paper file packages. However, the most efficient way to securely transfer documents is through the Harmony System, which uses industry standard SSL encryption (SHA-2) to transmit data to and from your web browser, so your documents can get to us safely.
- What do you need from me in order to handle my matter?
The most important document we need is the Notice of Hearing (NOH) so we can be prepared at the right place at the right time. Additionally, we need relevant file documents, client position, specific directive and proposed order(s).
- Will my data be secure?
Yes, Appearance Network's Harmony System was designed from the ground up with security in mind. All communications to/from the system are encrypted. Further, Appearance Network applies a "need to know" policy and only provides access to attorney and necessary staff members.
- How do you handle original loan collateral?
Original loan document handling is taken very seriously in our office. Once received, custody of original documents is tracked and recorded. We require using a traceable courier for mailing original collateral.
- How do I contact the assigned attorney?
Contact information for the assigned attorney will be provided in the email confirmation you receive. You may reach out to us at any time for the assigned attorney contact information.
- What are your fees?
All bookings are covered on a flat fee basis.
- Can you do other things besides hearing coverage?
Yes, we also handle foreclosure sales, county commission and association code enforcement hearings, mediations and observations. Our office can also assist with collection of documents and administrative processing tasks.
- Can you appear after hours and in the evenings?
Yes, many civic boards (such as; City Commission and Code Enforcement) have citizen matters that take place in the evening and our office is routinely available to cover these after-business-hours meetings.
- Do I have to pay mileage?
No, typical charges like mileage and parking are covered in the flat fee.
- Do you accept Visa/Mastercard? What is the transaction fee?
Our office accepts credit cards subject to any transaction fees applied by those cards. Payment via firm check is preferred.
- How do I cancel an event?
You can easily cancel any matter in Harmony by selecting the cancel feature.
- Will I be charged for cancelling an event?
A cancellation charge may be applied if you cancel with less than two days notice.
- How do I set up an account in Harmony?
- How are your attorney's qualified?
To be selected by the Appearance Network network, the attorney must complete exclusive training and be a member in good standing with their state bar.
- Do you appear in bankruptcy court?
Yes, Appearance Network provides coverage in all Federal District Courts.
- Do you appear in Code Enforcement/HOA's/County Commissions?
Yes, Appearance Network is available for many civic boards (such as; City Commission, HOA and Code Enforcement) and our office is routinely available to cover these daytime and after-hours meetings.
- Do you attend mediations?
Yes, Appearance Network provides representation in mediation in civil, circuit, appellate and small claims matters.
- I need an expert witness, what do I do?
Contact our office and we will assist you by providing a referral.