dispauper

dispauper
/dispopar/ When a person, by reason of his poverty, is admitted to sue in forma pauperis, and afterwards, before the suit be ended, acquires any lands, or personal estate, or is guilty of anything whereby he is liable to have this privilege taken from him, then he loses the right to sue in forma pauperis, and is said to be dispaupered
+ dispauper
To deprive one of the status of a pauper and of any benefits incidental thereto: particularly, to take away the right to sue in forma pauperis because the person so suing, during the progress of the suit, has acquired money or property which would enable him to sustain the costs of the action

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • Dispauper — Dis*pau per, v. t. To deprive of the claim of a pauper to public support; to deprive of the privilege of suing in forma pauperis. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dispauper — /dispopar/ When a person, by reason of his poverty, is admitted to sue in forma pauperis, and afterwards, before the suit be ended, acquires any lands, or personal estate, or is guilty of anything whereby he is liable to have this privilege taken …   Black's law dictionary

  • dispauper — /dis paw peuhr/, v.t. Law. to divest of the status of a person having the privileges of a pauper, as of public support or of legal rights as a pauper. [1625 35; DIS 1 + PAUPER] * * * …   Universalium

  • dispauper — dis·pauper …   English syllables

  • dispauper — To declare officially that a person who has been a pauper, is no longer a pauper; to deprive or deny a person the right of suing in forma pauperis …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • dispauper — dəs, (ˈ)dis+ transitive verb Etymology: dis (I) + pauper (n.) : to deprive of the claim of a pauper to public support : deprive of the privilege of suing in forma pauperis …   Useful english dictionary

  • pauper — /popar/ A person so poor that he must be supported at public expense. A suitor who, on account of poverty, is allowed to sue or defend without being chargeable with costs; also, an indigent criminal defendant who has a right to assigned defense… …   Black's law dictionary

  • in forma pauperis — In the status of a poor person. The characterization of an action or proceeding authorized by statute by a person who by reason of poverty is unable to give security for the payment of costs, where the statute requires security to be given. Anno …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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