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You can divorce your husband in prison. First, you must file divorce papers and have copies sent to your spouse. Click here for the Texas provided guide for pro se divorce.If your spouse disagrees with anything in the divorce papers, then he will have the opportunity to file papers telling his side. If he contests it, then you will have a series of court appearances to sort the issues out. If your spouse does not disagree with anything, then he should sign the papers and send them back to you and/or the court. If your spouse agrees with everything and signs the papers, this is called an "uncontested divorce." Also, if a certain period of time passes and your spouse does not sign the papers or file any papers of his/her own, you may be able to proceed with the divorce as an uncontested divorce anyway. This is not likely, since he is in prison.
I wish you the best of luck and success in the next part of your life!
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At the moment he is in prison, he is trying to pursuade me to stay with him. Selfish man, it sounds like. As a result of this, he sends me porno illustrations - how romantic! ugh. and letters tellimg me that he loves me, crys and is very upset. It appears that he wishes you to be imprisoned with him, for his crimes.
I told him that these things do not move me and I am in no condition to feel romantic in any way for him. I can totally understand that. He blew it.
He has arranged for his family to send me money because we have a son together who is 15 years old now. The only grandson to his side of the family. They have agreed to send me money to take care of living expenses and our son who is in high school. Should this be a part of the conditions in the divorce papers? Since they are not parties to the divorce, this is really up to them. It would likely be impractical for you to have in an agreement: I will only divorce you if you promise your parents will keep paying me...
However, if they care for their grandson and wish to help support him, that is likely between you and them. I would seek child support from him though - if he has assets that can be sold, he may use that to pay the support. It will likely be nominal, since he isn't working, but at least it may be on the books.
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