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DON'T allow the custody case to be dismissed. You cannot fix a marriage by yourself. I am sorry, but if one spouse wants a divorce, they can get one whether you want one or not. You need to be concerned about yourself and your daughter and getting child and spousal support
Please, if I were your friend, I would say don't do it. You need to fight for custody since he appears determined to get a divorce or control you by saying he wants a divorce. Either way, the marriage appears to be over.
The state bar association can provide you with attorney referrals in your area. Look for ones that offer free or low cost consultations.
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