Turning Nightmares into Daydreams through the mEasySoft Mobile App

It’s the divorce lawyer’s worst nightmare:  the judge looks at your papers during a conference and says, what if we change this one number? Do you: (a) Claim to be having an allergic reaction as you choke; (b) Pull out a pencil and a calculator and try to slog through…

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From Horseback to Internet, Facilitating Your Client Meetings in Cyberspace

In days of yore, lawyers rode out on horseback to meet with their clients.  Then, with the proliferation of automobiles, clients started driving into town to meet with their lawyer.  Now, as the pace of society quickens, attorneys and clients might meet once to sign the Retainer Agreement and not…

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How Antiquated is Your Math?

The pencil was a great invention in 1565.  The ballpoint pen, 1938.  Hand-held calculator, 1967. But why are these antiques cluttering the top of your desk when you could have Easy Soft divorce software on your desktop? Put down your pencil and pick up Easy Soft, the divorce software with…

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The Uncommon Solution for Common Data Repetition

If legislatures were lawyer-friendly, they would develop one, comprehensive form for the universal data of every divorce case. Instead, lawyers, paralegals, secretaries, and parties must fill in numerous forms, containing largely repetitive information.  Name of each party, Name of each child, Date of birth and Social Security Numbers for all.…

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Paying the Firm from Advance Retainer Deposits – Efficiently and Ethically

Lawyers have a unique opportunity when it comes to getting paid: the advance retainer deposit. So why is it that lawyers don’t capitalize on the opportunity to have money in a trust account before doing any work for their clients? If you think that you don’t need time and billing…

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Time is Money – Don’t Waste It!

Time is Money.  How often have we heard that cliché? Phrases become clichés because they represent simple truths, in this case, that a lawyer can only earn as much as gets billed to clients. So why do many lawyers insist on trying to remember to handwrite time slips on bits…

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How Useful is Your Networth Statement?

Whether your client is worth of $1,000 or $1 million, no mandatory case document is more important than the networth statement . In every one of the fifty states, the networth statement is the document that contains basic information about the parties and their children, household budgets, assets, and liabilities.…

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The mighty, mandatory networth statement

The mighty, mandatory networth statement is designed to capture every penny of every expense, asset, and liability associated with the parties that should be distributed between them as part of the settlement or judicial outcome. One format or another of the networth statement is required in all fifty states. Although…

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The Indecisive Support Recipient

“I don’t know what I want – you tell me.” How many times do divorce attorneys hear these words spoken by clients when what the client really means is: “Get me everything you can, and then some.” So how do you help your client make a decision on child support…

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