It’s been documented: legal fees are harder to collect than fees for most other industries. With fees commonly climbing into the six- and seven-figure ranges, it’s not uncommon for clients to be either unable or unwilling to pay.
Efficient billing tightens processes and introduces natural efficiencies into your business model. More than with any other industry, your legal time and billing software must be able to handle a variety of billing and fee arrangements.
The first reason is easy. Some clients simply don’t want to pay for a CPA or a tax attorney. Either they can’t afford the additional fees (paying your fees is already a stretch), or they’d rather pocket the cost—or expand their budget toward battling smarter and harder.
Figuring out the best financial options for a client going through a divorce involves a decent knowledge of U.S. Tax Code, the know-how to perform present and future value calculations and model various allocation scenarios, and a crystal ball that can predict future tax rates. If that’s not downright over the top, it is often over the heads of you and your smartest associates and paralegals.
If you’re a divorce attorney practicing family law in Pennsylvania, you know that’s easier said than done. Pennsylvania divorce calculations are complicated. Even if you’re a bona fide math whiz (given that you went to law school, we’re guessing you’re not), computations for base figures—such as net disposable income or assets & liabilities distribution—can make your head spin.
Regardless of whether you are a novice or an expert on the above topics, this 60-minute webinar will provide a wealth of information that will assist you in arriving at better divorce settlements for your clients and more efficient office operations. The hands-on webinar will show you how you:
If enhancing client services, improving productivity and boosting profitability are on your firm’s wish list, look no further. Developed specifically for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, EzSupport-PA manages all the important aspects of a family law practice.