in forma pauperis

Definition of "in forma pauperis"
  1. A Latin phrase for when a participant in a lawsuit can't pay court fees and requests them to be waived
How to use "in forma pauperis" in a sentence
  1. The defendant was allowed to proceed in forma pauperis due to his financial hardship.
  2. She filed a motion to proceed in forma pauperis to avoid court costs.
  3. The court granted his application to go forward in forma pauperis.

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