Short Sale? Easy Soft HUD Software to the Rescue!

Options can be limited when a homeowner needs to get out from under a mortgage on a house that just won’t move. One option is the short sale, an alternative to mortgage default and foreclosure, agreed upon by both the home owner and the mortgage lender.  Any unpaid balance is…

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HUD-1 Closing Forms Plus 199 Additional Reasons to Buy Easy HUD

Paper, paper, and more paper.  We’re so glad we don’t have to produce all of the closing documents on your list.  We’ll stick with writing legal software, thank you very much. But, what we have done for the real estate bar is prepare 200 closing documents one time, so that…

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The Easy Math of Pension Valuation Software

It’s likely to come in one of two ways. A Statement of Net Worth shows up with a pension plan listed or a settlement proposal arrives with a retirement benefit buy-out proposal. Even though trending for defined benefit pension plans continues to decrease from its all time high in 1999…

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The Easy Way Through Divorce Settlements Involving Child Support and Alimony

The financial interplay between alimony and child support is the ultimate divorce settlement rollercoaster.  As alimony goes up, child support goes down.  And, as alimony goes up, the payor’s tax deductions go up, while the payee’s taxable income goes up.  It’s remarkable you ever reach a divorce settlement with such…

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Using Your Legal Billing Software to Maintain Advance Retainer Deposits

If you’re like most attorneys we talk to, you obtain one advance retainer deposit when you are first hired and finish the engagement with an overdue balance. Attorneys focus on delivery of professional services, which is the heart of law as a noble profession.  But, do you have a business…

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Maintenance Computations in New York Divorce Cases – Family Law Software

If you are working on a New York divorce case or a Pennsylvania divorce case, this shouldn’t be a news flash:  New York and Pennsylvania require a spousal support calculation in every divorce case.  That’s right.  You need more than just a NY child support calculator; you need to calculate…

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New York Child Support Made Easy! – New York Family Law Software

In every one of the 50 states, lawyers begin the child support case with a math formula.  In FY 2010, there were 15.9 million cases enrolled in the US Department of Health & Human Services Child Support Enforcement Program, representing $26.6 billion in child support payments.  Child support orders registered…

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Easy Practice Management Through Law Office Billing Software

You’ve seen them.  We’ve seen them.  These are the headlines that make the lawyers nervous:  jury awards millions in legal malpractice suit; lawyer disbarred for unethical conduct. Lawyers are not immune from being listed as “defendants.”  Lawyers USA reported a verdict in 2010 against a law firm for $103 million…

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Easy Docket Control Through Easy Soft’s Law Office Billing Software

Let’s grab just one more topic this week related our theme of professional liability and ethics compliance.  As our third example, let’s talk about consider docket control systems, and how we make them easy using “Easy TimeBill” law office billing software and “Easy Trust” trust accounting software. The idea behind…

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Easy Conflict Checking Through Easy Soft’s Law Office Billing Software

This week’s special topic what lawyers need to do to keep themselves in compliance and ready to defend against an ethics inquiry or a lawsuit. As a second example, let’s consider the conflict checking system.  And for the sake of argument, let’s continue with the premise that the answer is…

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Easy Attorney Trust Accounting Software

In the swirl of an attorney’s day is the ever-constant reminder of client #1:  the law firm.  Lawyers share a personality trait of a desire to help other people with their problems.  But, ethics, malpractice, and fee collection are those personal, non-billable matters that attorneys put off.  As a consequence,…

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Easy Editing Using Easy Soft Legal Billing Software

When you make an error in your billing entry or on a client invoice, how quickly can you correct it?  If your answer is more than five minutes, it’s time for you to switch to Easy Soft’s “Easy TimeBill” legal billing software.  As we like to say:  to err is…

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Law Office Billing Software As Easy as a Good Pair of Black Shoes

Ahhh.  The versatility of Easy Soft.  Our legal billing software called “Easy TimeBill” can be used when billing on an hourly rate, a fixed or flat rate, and a contingency fee.  One program – all types of legal billing. For hourly fee practices, our legal software is designed to record…

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I See You Through the Network of Law Office Billing Software

Easy Soft TimeBill is all the legal billing software your law firm will need.  From individual password log-in to individual billing rates to automated finance charges on past-due accounts, Easy Soft designs legal software specifically for attorneys and their staff. Just one of the key features of the Easy Soft…

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Easy on Those Forms for Divorce Settlement

Easy Soft family law software is designed to help attorneys, regardless of skill level, from a new attorney to a mid-career attorney to an experienced attorney, and one of the best features is the form library included with each program that helps you fulfill your filing requirements in divorce cases.…

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To Trust or Not to Trust? – Trust accounting

To trust or not to trust may well be a question as serious for attorneys as Shakespeare’s famous “To Be or Not to Be.”  In the words of the New Jersey Rules of Professional Conduct: “The knowing misuse of trust funds by an attorney will almost invariably result in disbarment.”…

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Avoid Costly Trust Account Mistakes

If there is any one item you don’t want to mismanage, it is your escrow account. Best practices indicate that simply reconciling your trust account bank statements at the end of every month is not enough to avoid costly mistakes. Trust accounting software for attorneys can help you minimize the…

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Discounts, Finance Charges, and Spellcheck – Attorney Billing Software

When you’re thinking about buying legal software, it’s important to remember to look for functions you frequently perform. Discounts are a common write-down taken on a client invoice.  You went the extra mile, recording all the hours and value for professional services you expended for your client.  But, it adds…

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