DIY divorce

My ‘husband’ is living in Canada. We have been separated for well over a year and I am looking to start the paperwork myself for a DIY divorce because I am super poor. I will be keeping custody of our son and I don’t expect any difficulty from him, but is there anything I should do differently for divorce from an international spouse?

There shouldn’t be anything different that needs to be done with the filing of the action. If you cannot get him to accept service or sign for the complaint via certified mail or some other carrier, this is where difficulty will arise.