The saying is “Your promise is worth the paper it is written on.” This means if you do not have it in writing, you are going to have a hard time enforcing any agreement.
Some documents are required for your divorce, such as a parenting plan and marital dissolution agreement for an irreconcilable difference divorce. Some agreements, like a pre- or post-nuptial agreement are good for avoiding problems.
This information is not a substitute for a lawyer.
Do not try to use this information as a do-it-yourself divorce guide.
The information it contains may not be appropriate
for your particular situation.
If you attempt to use this information instead of hiring a lawyer,
you are setting yourself up for a
potential disaster of epic proportions.