6 Reasons Your Real Estate Office Should Go Paperless

In 1975 the desktop computer was still two years off, nobody but university researchers knew what the internet was, and the concept of document imaging was something out of science fiction. This was the year that an article in Business Week Magazine coined an innovative term: the paperless office. It’s…

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Tips for Calculating New York Temporary Maintenance

Temporary spousal maintenance in New York is intended to give the less affluent spouse in a divorce immediate access to funds necessary to live. This prevents the poorer spouse from feeling pressured into taking an unfair settlement just to get any money at all. New York State spousal support guidelines…

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Lost Hours Are Like Throwing Money in The Garbage

Are you one of those rich attorneys who lights his cigars with $100 bills? Probably not unless you live in a cartoon. Real life attorneys know better than to waste money on something that ridiculous and yet a shocking number of practices are doing exactly that by not making full…

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Real Estate Software Education for the Busy Professional

You want to focus on your real estate business and not on paperwork. That’s why you bought HUD settlement statement software, to simplify your practice and allow you to close deals faster. We’ve made every effort to make Easy HUD as intuitive and easy to use as possible, but you…

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Divorce Services for Low-Income Families

Many divorcing spouses in New Jersey ask themselves, “Do I need a divorce lawyer?” As a family law attorney yourself you know the answer is yes. Even if the split is amicable and the couple agrees on everything, completing the Case Information Statement NJ state law requires is a nightmare.…

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Calculating Alimony Buyout: Do It Yourself Or Hire An Accountant?

Alimony buyout has a number of financial advantages, not to mention it allows both spouses to move on rather than being reminded of the failed relationship by the monthly check. Divorce software for attorneys can come up with the monthly alimony but how do you figure out a fair buyout.…

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Balancing a professional image with a unique identity

Attorneys need to present a professional image in everything from office decor to physical appearance to correspondence. Every letter or invoice produced by your attorney time and billing software sends a message about your firm and you don’t want that message to be, “I’m running this business out of my…

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Working together for a happier divorce

Collaborative divorce may seem like an oxymoron. If a couple can’t work out their marital difficulties then how can they agree on a divorce settlement? In fact there are many cases, especially in no-fault divorce states like New York, where couples can work out an agreement without a bitter court…

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The Solution to Multi-Attorney Billing

An important case might involve several attorneys, each handling a specialized component of the matter. Each of those attorneys is supported by paralegals, secretaries, accountants and others. How can you easily and accurately account for all those people in your legal billing and accounting software? Manual time tracking nightmare Trying…

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Price and Quality: When Is Cheap Too Cheap?

As a professional you’ve probably faced the problem of pricing. If you set your rates too high then you get no business as clients go to your less expensive competitors. If you set it too low then you are laboring for peanuts and cheating yourself out of a reasonable income.…

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Take the work out of worksheets

Divorce cases in New York generate a lot of paperwork for two reasons: regulations and negotiations. State law says attorneys must complete the New York Statement of Net Worth as well as supporting worksheets detailing spousal and child support. In addition, attorneys bargain from a stronger position if they have…

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