In Forma Pauperis
in forma pauperis adj or adv[Medieval Latin, in the form of a pauper]
: as a poor person
: relieved of the fees and costs of a legal action because of inability to pay [allowed to file an appeal in forma pauperis ] [in forma pauperis status]
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.