Record on Removal Law and Legal Definition

Record on removal is a copy of the record of the suit in the state court to be filed on removal of the cause to the federal court. It consists of the copies of the process, pleadings, depositions, testimony, and any other proceedings of record in the state court, including the petition for removal.

The following is an example of a case law referring to record on removal:

The record of the court from which removal is sought is the sole source from which to ascertain whether a case originally not removable has become removable. [Putterman v. Daveler, 169 F. Supp. 125 (D. Del. 1958)].