What financial documents should I give to my divorce attorney?

The answer to this question varies with each attorney, but should always include the following:
1.    Personal tax returns for you and your spouse for the last five years;
2.    Books, records, financial statements and tax returns for any businesses in which you or your spouse has an interest;
3.    Banking and credit card statements;
4.    Mortgage statements;
5.    Telephone bills;
6.    Other records or major expenditures;
7.    Stocks, bonds, mutual funds and equities;
8.    Retirement plans;
9.    All insurance policies;
10.  Descriptions of your and your spouse’s employee benefits; and
11.  Your latest pay stubs.