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Hi and thanks for your question.
I am so sorry for your circumstances - what a terrible situation this must be for you and your family.
The good news is that your husband cannot stop the divorce from happening - it's going to happen whether he wants it to or not. He does not have to sign the paperwork in order for you to get a divorce. You should be able to serve him with the divorce paperwork through the prison officials at the prison - if he doesn't sign the paperwork, the prison official who served him can sign a return of service form, affirming that he was in fact served with the paperwork.
After that, you'll follow the process in your family court, asking for the court to schedule a hearing to resolve the issues and issue a final divorce judgment.
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