Keep The Faith: EasyHUD Streamlines Good Faith Estimate Calculations

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) made a number of changes to the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) designed to protect consumers from unreasonably high settlement charges. These changes, effective January 2009, modified the HUD-1 form in several ways, in part to streamline the comparison between…

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Collection Strategies To Get Your Clients To Cough Up The Dough

It’s no fun to get calls from creditors demanding payment, but as many attorneys know it’s not much better to be on the other side of the phone call. Some offices simply put off this unpleasant task, trusting that clients will pay when they can, and that ends up hurting…

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Billing Software Excuse #6: Bad Experiences

We’ve had clients say they are reluctant to try our products because they have had problems with similar applications from other developers in the past. Although it’s understandable to be a bit gun shy after a bad experience, you shouldn’t judge all law office billing software by one unfortunate incident.…

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Is Your Child Support Software Right For Pennsylvania Divorces?

Child support laws are similar across the country, but each state has its own rules on calculations that can trip up family law attorneys who use generic software. Easy Soft produces state-specific applications, such as our Pennsylvania child support calculator, which address the unique requirements of each state. We designed…

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EzSupport-NY Offers An Easy Way To Import Data From Divorce Clients

Family law cases require a tremendous amount of information from the client. Collecting that data is a tedious process but a successful case hinges on complete and accurate forms. There are three ways attorneys can gather information in a New York no fault divorce. The first way is the client…

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Expense Tracking: Unrecorded Expenses Are Lost Income

Many practices offer pro bono work for certain clients, but that doesn’t mean you don’t want to work for free by accident. Unfortunately many attorneys let income slip through their fingers by not keeping careful track of their expenses with law office billing software. An attorney’s hourly rate is the…

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Flexible Licensing Options Designed To Meet Your Business Needs

Every law practice is different. Sure there are some similarities, but a single-attorney office with occasional trust accounting needs won’t have the same needs as a practice that employs dozens of attorneys with expertise that crosses the legal spectrum from divorce financial settlement to bankruptcy law. In order to accommodate…

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Special Child Support Considerations In Arizona Divorces

Most states have special provisions when calculating child support which go beyond simply comparing each parent’s income. The Arizona Supreme Court issued its latest Arizona Child Support Guidelines in January 2005 that includes several special adjustments judges can, though are not required to, make in Arizona child support calculation. Education…

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What Is An Alimony Buyout And Why Would You Want It?

Many divorces include an alimony agreement where one spouse makes monthly payments to an ex who is less financially well off. Instead this traditional arrangement, some couples agree to an alimony buyout. This is a type of divorce financial settlement where one spouse pays the other a lump sum rather…

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Automated Software Features Prevent Critical Trust Account Mistakes

The key word in the phrase “trust administration” is “trust”. Your clients have to be confident that their escrow funds will be managed safely and correctly. However your attorneys and staff are only human and sometimes mistakes are made even by the most scrupulous legal professionals. Easy Trust includes a…

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