Your first step is to file a petition for divorce, however I must advise that with a long marriage, marital property and minor children, you really should seek a divorce attorney. I know that finances are tough for you, but there are many attorneys who will work out a payment plan. The process can get complicated, especially if you and your wife don't agree. You both must take a mandatory parenting class. The forms required can be found here (http://www.courts.state.nh.us/superior/selfhelp/divorceforms.htm). Again, I strongly suggest that you obtain an attorney. Good Luck to you.
Kati M. Amarantes
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