Best Practices for Managing 1099-S Filings with Title Closing Software

The paperwork associated with real estate closings can be overwhelming if you don’t stay on top of it. You can’t get away with putting off the HUD closing statement since you need that to close the deal, but too many real estate firms procrastinate on 1099-S filling, leaving them in…

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Dammit, Jim, I’m A Lawyer Not A Tax Accountant!

People become attorneys to practice law not to crunch numbers, and yet family law attorneys spend most of their time calculating property division, alimony and child support. The lack of accounting experience means that some of these well-meaning attorneys are not negotiating ideal settlements. You can use Divorce Financials family…

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CIS and Divorce Financials: A Complete NJ Divorce Software Suite

Child support and custody is an important aspect of divorce negotiation, arguably the most important aspect since the children can’t fight for their own rights. However it’s not the only aspect. By using both of our products, Divorce Financials and NJ Case Information Statement, NJ family law attorneys have a comprehensive…

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Simplify Retainer Management by Using Lawyer Billing Software

Retainers are the cornerstone of many legal billing arrangements. However collecting, distributing and managing those retainers is not as easy as it might appear. Attorneys use legal billing and accounting software to automate the process and improve the practice’s financial position. Manual retainer management is a lot of work. Attorneys…

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Easily Overlooked Income Sources on the New York Statement of Net Worth

Accurate financial information is critical to an equitable divorce settlement. New York family law attorneys know that clients are sometimes “creative” in their financial reporting, hoping to reduce New York State spousal support and child support. Attorneys also know that this fraud is not only unlikely to succeed but it…

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Use Lawyer Billing Software to Recession-Proof Your Firm

Everyone agrees the economy is recovering, so why talk about recession proofing now? Because you don’t patch your leaky roof when it’s raining. You wait for the weather to clear. Now is the perfect time for companies to leverage technology such as Easy TimeBill attorney time and billing software to…

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Easy Property Division through Divorce Software

We’ve talked many times about how modern divorce, especially in states with no-fault divorce, boils down to a theoretically simple math problem. Take the assets, divide by two, end of discussion. Of course family law attorneys know the reality is quite a bit more complicated. Settlement statement software such as…

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New York State Spousal Support for Wealthy Clients

New York law caps income at $524,000 when determining temporary maintenance but that doesn’t mean that judges ignore the excess income. The court considers 19 factors when determining a fair temporary support amount. When using family law software New York attorney can calculate temporary maintenance for clients of any income,…

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4 Steps to Improve Client Payments Using Legal Billing And Accounting Software

Nobody likes to pay their lawyers. After all, attorneys are all rich people with mansions and yachts and million dollar expense accounts, right? That’s news to a lot of struggling lawyers. Ignoring overdue accounts will put you out of business, but being too aggressive upsets the client and damages the…

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How to Get HUD 1 Settlement Statement Disbursements Right

Easy HUD is a great help with real estate paperwork and can cut your closing time by 70%, but it does more than just fill out forms. Keeping track of all the disbursements that need to be made can be a nightmare, especially if you are handling multiple properties at…

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