Going through a divorce can be an emotionally overwhelming life event. The divorce process can quickly become complicated both legally and financially. If you are one of the lucky ones, you may be able to reach an amicable agreement through mediation. Otherwise, you will most likely find yourself hiring an attorney to help you navigate this process. Before you sit down with your attorney, use the checklist below to gather all the necessary legal and financial information so that you may have a comprehensive first meeting.