I am very sorry to hear this and unfortunately a court decree has no effect on third parties such as lenders; so even if the court decree states the other party has no interest in the home, the lender can still require a quitclaim deed in order to continue with a refinance in only one party's name.
If the other party cannot be located, or refuses to sign a quitclaim deed, the party can petition the court requesting
1. the party be ordered to compel to sign, or be held in contempt of court or
2. authority for the court clerk to execute the quit claim deed.
The second option is rather common in divorce proceedings and this has the same legal effect as if the other party signed it, once filed with the county recorder's office.
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