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What to do if I mistakenly thought that I was divorced when I "remarried"?

Question Details: I found out that I'm still married to a woman after 28 years. We communicated and agreed that we would divorce because she was going to remarry. She remarried and had a family, so I assumed that we were divorced. About 26 years ago, prior to communication with her, I did attempt to file for the divorce by doing it myself, however it was denied by the judge for incomplete documentation. Then, 6 years ago, I remarried under the assumption that since she was married we were divorced. I'm trying to find out what direction do we need to go to resolve this matter.

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