You see, “oral” refers to the spoken language, while “verbal” refers to either the spoken or written language. A homophone for “oral” is the word “aural” which refers to hearing. In Virginia law, lawyers make oral arguments, judges listen to them orally, and each gives a lot of oral paperwork – written. During divorce in Virginia, oral agreements, as the saying goes, are worth the paper on which they are printed. When dealing with the emotional aspects of marital discord and the experience of divorce that followed, they sometimes forget to get recordings of conversations that took place. When children are involved, they have been excluded from the discussion and are not introduced to the pros and cons of an oral agreement that is reached, so that no witness remains in discussion except both spouses. You have two ways to change your agreement.