indigent defendant. A person who is too poor to hire a lawyer and who, upon indictment, becomes eligible to receive aid from a court-appointed attorney and a waiver of court costs. See IN FORMA PAUPERIS. Cf. PAUPER. [Cases: Costs 301.1; Criminal Law 641.6(3). C.J.S. Criminal Law ¡ì¡ì 279¨C280, 298¨C299, 301, 303.]
How would a bilingual lawyer translate the term INDIGENT DEFENDANT into Chinese?
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