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My daughter filed for divorced and husband signed them payed court cost and only needed him to sign a paper in front of a notary and now his rejecting it and dont wanna sign anything his verbaly abusive what can i do to help my daughter?

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Texas

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We caint afford it shes in public housing

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He verbaly abused her tonight thats all

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Family Lawyer: lawyerJ, Lawyer replied 11 months ago

First, even if her husband won't sign the divorce papers she can still be divorced. If he refuses to sign, your daughter will need to speak with the clerk to have a trial set. At that point, the judge can issue a divorce decree with or without her husband's consent. Your daughter cannot b forced to remain married even if her husband will not cooperate.

Second, if your daughter would feel more comfortable with an attorney by her side, there's a variety of pro bono legal clinics that will provide her with a lawyer for no charge. There's a list of them available here.

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