Is a court appearance required in an uncontested divorce proceeding?

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Janai R Joseph asked 9 months ago

If divorce is uncontested, do we have to appear before a judge for final decree? (Texas) I moved and my husband was deported 10 years ago.

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txdivorce Staff answered 3 months ago

Yes, one of the spouses will need to attend a "prove up" hearing to present the decree to the judge and give testimony about the divorce.