In Forma Pauperis

A person who will swear he is not worth 5 has writs, etc., gratis, and is supplied gratuitously with attorney and counsel (Henry VII., c. 12).

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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