I was interested to read this article from across the pond.  It highlights the importance of financial planning, irrespective of whether or not you are getting divorced.

Here at Close Brothers Asset Management we have extensive expertise in providing financial advice to clients going through divorce. We work alongside lawyers from the outset of proceedings to assist clients with their wealth planning and investment management matters. Above all, we help clients to navigate the journey through divorce as smoothly and quickly as possible, thus enabling them to move on with their lives. Please remember that the value of investments can go down, as well as up, and you may get back less than initially invested.