Special Appearance Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Special Appearance, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Special Appearance?

(n) Special appearance is the representation of a case by an attorney other than his normally appointed attorney for representing him as a gust appearance in any particular session, as a substitution on special grounds, as a favor to avoid exparte decision, pending decision to accept handling the case etc. There is no obligation on the part of the special appearance attorney to continue appearing for the client