I have never heard of a case being dismissed after no service for 30 days. Your case must have been pending for a long time. I don't know why your attorney did not attend the dismissal hearing or otherwise request that the case not be dismissed. If the case is not reinstated within the time frame (I think it is 30 days) you will have to pay a new filing fee and start all over.
Ms. Laster practices in Dallas, Denton, Collin and Tarrant Coun
If your husband didn't sign it isn't uncontested - and process must be served as a contested case within the time limits of the court.
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You need to talk to your lawyer. A lot of time apparently passed since you filed initially.
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Divorces are not dismissed within thirty days for failure to serve. I suspect you received a letter stating that your divorce would be dismissed in thirty days after months of no activity on the case and nothing occurred. Talk to your lawyer about the case. This is why you hired counsel.
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