If the other party has signed a waiver of service including a waiver of a record, you do not need to make a record. Some would say if the divorce decree is agreed and signed, you probably need not worry about a record, but it would be better and safer to ask for one, and it does not cost you anything. You need to have your testimony squared away unless you will have counsel helping you in court.
Mr. Baker's answer is correct. If the Decree has been signed by both parties and you are simply proving up the divorce at the hearing, you probably are fine. If so compelled, you may ask for a court reporter.
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