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I'm sorry to hear about her situation. Your daughter could have him sign a "waiver of interest in child" in exchange for her not pursuing child support from him. The form is here: http://www.lanwt.org/txaccess/forms/faaf.pdf
Essentially what it is is an affidavit that she can use in a paternity action or a termination of parental rights action against him. Basically he's signing away any rights that he would have to the child.
Your daughter should note that child support for 1 child is about 20% of the father's income, so she could use that as leverage to get him to sign this waiver.
Once he signs this waiver (getting it witnessed by two disinterested witnesses and notarized) she should certainly keep the original in a very safe place, as well as making copies of it and giving copies to trusted friends / family.
If he were to bring a case in the future, she could use that as a defense against him and prevent him from getting any rights to the child.
She could also file a parental rights termination action, using this affidavit as support for that, but that really would require an attorney to assist in, since that would be more complicated than just having the affidavit filled out and kept by your daughter.
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