Four Things Your Small Law Firm Can Do To Stay Competitive

Solo attorneys and small law firms have some significant challenges in staying competitive and profitable. The smaller your firm is, the more routine, non-billable tasks you end up taking on yourself, which means you have less time to spend practicing law, generating new business, and servicing clients. You didn’t need…

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How To Compare Multiple Custody Scenarios In New Jersey Divorces

Preparation of a divorce case is not always a simple matter. Even in disputes where both parties are trying to keep things amicable, ongoing negotiations can change the details that affect maintenance and child support calculations. New Jersey attorneys preparing a Case Information Statement need to be able examine multiple…

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Why Would You Voluntarily Give Up Alimony Or Child Support?

Sometimes it is best for New Yorkers getting divorced to accept less alimony or child support than might be first calculated. Does that statement surprise you? It seems like a typical divorce financial settlement is about getting as much as possible from the ex, but it might be advantageous for…

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Accountant In A Box

One of the most daunting tasks facing attorney is the administration of a trust. Nearly all law offices have a trust account to handle various transactions, and mismanagement of those accounts is not only a disservice to your clients but could also lead to legal penalties including disbarment. The parties…

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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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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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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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Lifestyle Analysis: How Do You Value Someone’s Needs?

In a divorce financial settlement, attorneys and their clients must come to an agreement on an appropriate level of alimony. However each spouse’s need and ability to pay is not necessarily an easy calculation and the agreement is hampered by the level acrimony on both sides. Few negotiations have as…

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The History Of Easy Soft Is The History Of Personal Computers

When Easy Soft started offering legal software programs in 1986, the personal computer was still…well if not in its infancy, certainly in kindergarten. Microsoft had just debuted on the New York Stock Exchange and their software included the first versions of Windows and Excel. IBM was producing their first laptop…

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How Conflict Check Protects Your Practice From Embarrassment…And Legal Action

You spend weeks or months preparing a strong case. You show up in court confident of your ability to represent your client’s interests. However before you can present your argument, the opposing counsel stands up and points out a critical conflict of interest that calls into question your firm’s suitability…

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Easy Soft Makes Everything Easy, Even the NJ Case Information Statement

A little bird over in Technical Support whispered in my ear that your pre-purchase question is whether our software will help you get better results for your client relative to the NJ Case Information Statement. Let’s try a little art of persuasion on the NJ CIS , shall we? As…

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Spend Time with Your Real Estate Client, Not Your Real Estate Document Software

Busy, busy, busy.  It’s spring and real estate attorneys are busy. The question for any real estate attorney is how much time to spend with pieces of paper and how much time to spend with the client.  When the matter is fixed fee, like a house closing, having time to…

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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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Unlimited Growth Potential – Attorney Billing Software

At Easy Soft, we’re optimists.  We even program our legal software with features full of optimism. Take our legal billing software, for example.  We’ve built it to fit your firm today and the firm you might want to grow, tomorrow.  You can purchase Easy TimeBill today with a single license…

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Eliminate the Oops! When You Write Checks using Easy Soft

How many programs, papers, and calculators do you have on your desk when you are paying bills?  If you’re like most attorneys, you’re not taking advantage of the advances in legal software technology that resulted in our “Easy Trust” and “Easy TimeBill” a pair of legal software programs that take…

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Oh No! More Changes in Store for RESPA and HUD-1

The federal government is at it again. In 2010, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development made a so-called “simplification” to the HUD-1 RESPA form, which involved expanding what was a relatively unfussy two-page form into three lengthier, altogether less simplified–and more stringent–pages. Just when we’ve all gotten a…

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