||File the original plus one copy for the press.
Please insert county of the first plaintiff. If the United States
is the plaintiff, please insert county of the first defendant.
The ORIGIN code should be "2" for all removals to
the U.S. District Court from a state court.
Civil Cover Sheet
||Attach the supplemental civil cover sheet to
the original and copy of the civil cover sheet. The case will
be entered on the computer directly from the information provided
on this form. It is very important this form be accurate and
||No summons is required in a removal case, but
if a summons was not issued by state court, it may be issued
at this time. If so, one original and one copy per defendant
|Notice of Removal
||File the original plus one copy of a civil cover
sheet, supplemental civil cover sheet and Notice of Removal.
Attach each document filed in the state court action, except
discovery material, to both the original and copy of the Notice
of Removal. The documents must be individually tabbed and arranged
in chronological order according to the state court file date.
A copy of the docket sheet in the state court action must also
be attached. The documents must be preceded by an index of all
documents that clearly identifies each document and indicates
the date the document was filed in state court. The Notice of
Removal should bear the U.S. District Court heading and be styled
in the same manner as the original state court complaint.
|Certificate of Interested Persons
||See LR 81.1(a).
||Counsel is responsible for all service regarding
the notice of removal and for notification to the state court
of the removal action.
||Please see the Fee Schedule for the current filing fee. If payment
is by check, make it payable to "Clerk, U.S. District Court."
There are no fees for jury demands, counterclaims, etc.