1. Identify all of your assets and liabilities.
2. Make copies of statements for all of your financial accounts, assets, debts, income tax returns, etc.
3. Check your credit report. You can obtain your free report here https://www.usa.gov/credit-reports
4. Seek counseling, couples or individual. Divorce is an emotional and stressful process.
5. If children are involved, discuss with your spouse how they will be told about the divorce.
6. Contact an attorney who can answer your questions and explain the legal and procedural aspects.