What are the first steps?

See this page for an overview.

But be sure to do your homework and read ALL applicable rules and procedures.  A number of them are set forth in this website but it’s your responsibility to do the research and make sure you understand your responsibilities.  If you don’t understand the process yourself you may hire a professional to assist you.

IN ALL CASES, please be sure to carefully and full read all emails that you receive.  If you are instructed to provide document or to contact someone, you must do so immediately.