The Supreme Court of the United States has held that the due process clause of the fourteenth amendment precludes a state from denying to an indigent access to the courts pursuant to an effort to dissolve a marriage, solely because of his inability to pay court fees.
Boddie v. Connecticut, 401 U.S. 371 (1971).
John E. Wall,
Constitutional Law - Access to Courts - Indigent Seeking Divorce Decree,
Duq. L. Rev.
Available at: https://dsc.duq.edu/dlr/vol10/iss1/16