The divorce petition was filed about 4 months ago and I’m stuck and really want out of this marriage. She is a drug addict and we have 4 children collectively.
Try to consult and retain family law counsel. You through counsel need to amend your divorce petition and request issuance of citation and have her served. From there you will set as a default divorce or contested divorce. Move on this so your petition does not get set for dismissal for non-prosecution because of inactivity..
Thomas J. Baker of Baker & Tisdale PLLC principally practices in the Central Texas area, including Bell, Coryell, McLennan, Milam and Williamson counties. The advice given here is not and ahould not be taken as a substitute for in-personal consultation with counsel, particularly where legal documents, such as court orders need to be reviewed. I am Board-Certified in Family Law but not in any other areas of practice.
Hire an attorney to prosecute your divorce for you. If you sent her a waiver to sign, and she refused, she is going to need to be served by a process server. You have probably lost three months of child support from her by doing this yourself.
Accepting cases in Dallas, Denton, Collin and Tarrant Counties. THIS IS GENERAL ADVICE AND DOES NOT REPLACE A PERSONAL CONSULTATION WITH AN ATTORNEY AND DOES NOT ESTABLISH AN ATTORNEY/CLIENT RELATIONSHIP
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