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If you have properly served your husband and he has failed to file an answer to the court then you can move for a default judgment. Attached is a link with more information on divorce law/process in the state of Texas.
It is difficult to assess your situation without seeing your documentation; however, based upon what you have written, if your husband was properly served with a divorce petition, and he has not filed an answer, you can divorce him with a default judgment. You probably just had the wrong type of Decree when you went before the judge. Although you believe you cannot afford an attorney, there are many that will work with you on the fees, especially since this involves only the preparation of the decree and the proveup.
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