Protect Your Divorce With Life Insurance

OK, let’s be honest–it’s not that unusual when going through a divorce to wish something bad happens to your ex. Of course in practical reality, what happens to the divorce financial settlement if the payor dies? The obligation dies with the spouse and that can leave the recipient in a…

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Alimony Buyout: When You Need The Money Now

Alimony, or “maintenance” as it’s called in New York State, is traditionally in the form of monthly payments. However many couples choose to negotiate a lump-sum buyout instead. The payor gives the payee a single large disbursement instead of monthly payments over the next several years. Although the total amount…

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Alimony From Beyond The Grave: The Relationship Between Pension Survivor Benefits And Divorce

Most couples think that once an agreement is reached the divorce decree is final there will be no future complications regarding property settlement but that’s not always true. If one of the parties dies and has a pension, the ex-spouse might be entitled to compensation as part of the pension’s…

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The Taxes That Got Away: Alimony Recapture Rules

One of the few advantages of paying alimony is that the money is tax deductable. That may not take the all the sting out of New York state spousal support but it eases the pain a little. Unfortunately that pain can come back redoubled when the payer gets a polite…

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Client-Interactive NJ Case Information Statement and Family Law Software

You ask us the same questions your clients ask you:  how can I save money? If you’re practicing in New Jersey, our answer to you is the same answer you can give your clients:  you and your client can save time and money by using Easy Soft’s Case Information Statement…

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The Easy Math of Pension Valuation Software

It’s likely to come in one of two ways. A Statement of Net Worth shows up with a pension plan listed or a settlement proposal arrives with a retirement benefit buy-out proposal. Even though trending for defined benefit pension plans continues to decrease from its all time high in 1999…

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The Easy Way Through Divorce Settlements Involving Child Support and Alimony

The financial interplay between alimony and child support is the ultimate divorce settlement rollercoaster.  As alimony goes up, child support goes down.  And, as alimony goes up, the payor’s tax deductions go up, while the payee’s taxable income goes up.  It’s remarkable you ever reach a divorce settlement with such…

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Easy Populating of Real Estate Documents – Real Estate Closing Software

Isn’t it amazing how much repetition is involved in a real estate closing?  Have you ever counted how many times you type the buyer’s name, the seller’s name, their addresses, and the address of the property being transferred? With Easy Soft “Real Estate Documents” and HUD 1 software, you can…

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NJ CIS and More – Family Law Software

”NJ CIS.”  Say it fast enough, and it sounds like ”NCIS” of ABC television fame.  It strikes us that, either way, there’s a hefty amount of paperwork involved. NJ “CIS” refers to the NJ “Case Information Statement,” a mandatory form for all family law actions involving support, alimony, or equitable…

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The Self-Support Reserve Computation? Easy!

Every state has a mandatory formula for the computation of child support.  You’re a legal professional; you know there are exceptions to every rule.  Do you know what the “self-support reserve” exception is to a strict computation of child support? Unfortunately, in today’s economy, every family law attorney needs to…

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Multiple Rates, Multiple Billers, Make It Easy! – Legal Billing and Accounting Software

There’s your rate and there’s your paralegal’s rate.  There are the partners’ rates and the associates’ rates.  And by the time the billing clerk is done punching a calculator, there’s the headache and the mistakes. Why not make it easier to compile the monthly billing? Easy Soft’s attorney billing software…

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Cash Me Out! – Family Law Software

You’re working cases causing you to pull your hair out. You win a good temporary alimony figure for one client, but it isn’t regularly paid.  Another client has a good case for an award of long-term alimony, but the breadwinner is on a short-term employment contract.  And then there’s the…

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So What is an Alimony Buy-Out, Anyway?

You’ve heard the phrase before “alimony buy-out,” but what does that really mean? Alimony is typically a periodic payment, paid monthly or per paycheck, over a period of years. When you “buyout” alimony, a calculation is made of how much that stream of periodic payments would be worth if it…

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Family Law Software – New York State Divorce Calculator with Document Automation

Known for innovation and technological tools, Easy Soft once again meets the growing demands of legal software users with their popular family law software, EzSupport–NY. A few highlights of the cutting edge tools in EzSupport – NY include: An easy to use, uncluttered user interface makes data entry and understanding…

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Robots or People? We Made A Choice

If you’ve been following our blog for a while, then you know the familiar rave against government forms. Divorce forms are a particularly curious piece of work. For example, in New Jersey, the various sections of a Financial Affidavit for divorce are indexed by number or letter- not using a…

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Individual Historical Expenditures: Useful for All Sorts of Reasons

As a divorce attorney in New Jersey, you know this. Financial Affidavits are tricky to fill out. A critical component of the form is monthly expenses (also known as Lifestyle) which plays an important role in spousal support negotiations. Part of the problem is that official form (New Jersey Family…

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Put Your New Jersey Divorce Clients To Work!

Problem : As a divorce lawyer in New Jersey, you spend weeks chasing down your client’s information, and then double checking to make sure that all the information is entered accurately. Solution : Those days are gone. Now, you can finally put your divorce clients to work! Easy Soft’s popular…

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The New CIS Includes Optional Family Docs Module

Great news. Along with the release of CIS 2.2B, Easy Soft’s latest New Jersey family law software, New Jersey divorce lawyers and family law firms can license FamilyDocs. That’s over 130 New Jersey Family Law Forms published by New Jersey ICLE- built into the CIS program for a nominal licensing…

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Balancing the Impossible—NJ Equitable Distribution Made Easy

Remember the old fable about King Solomon and the mystery baby? Two mothers claimed the same baby, and so the wise king said, “let’s slice him in half.” One of the mothers said, “okay.” The other said, “absolutely not. She can have him.” Of course, the latter turned out to…

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New Laws, New Party Titles. Easy!

Great news for New Jersey divorce lawyers and family law firms! The newest version of Easy Soft’s New Jersey family law software, CIS 2.2 B, is now compliant with relevant legislative changes in effect as recently as September 1, 2011. First, a little background to catch you up. In 2006,…

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Family Law Software – Electronic Data Collection Module: Easing Divorces One Form at a Time

The New York Statement of Net Worth. If it’s not familiar to you, it’s a zinger, and you might tear your hair out getting to the bottom of it. But ask any New York divorce lawyer. Even if you do know what you’re doing, it can be a zinger, too.…

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Divorce Financials with 2011 Tax Changes Is Now Available

For U.S. divorce attorneys: we’ve updated Divorce Financials to account for 2011 tax changes. Don’t worry: you still get child support-alimony tax tradeoff analyses, pension worksheets, and other customizable worksheets, forms, and guidelines. You’re still entitled to download mEasySoft, our companion mobile app for your Smartphones and tablet computers. For…

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Stop Admiring & Back up Your Data!

You’re done. You step back like a painter, and observe your work. If you’re a NY divorce attorney , maybe you’ve just created a Statement of Net Worth. A complicated beast of a document that would have taken days took mere hours with our automated calculations, and auto-populating client intake…

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New Jersey’s Bestselling Child Support Software Gets 2011 Tax Changes

For New Jersey family law attorneys: we’ve made improvements to Case Information Statement (CIS)! Don’t worry: you still get accurate child support calculations and worksheets (for both sole or shared parenting situations), fully customizable forms, and guidelines. You’re still entitled to download a companion mobile app for your Smartphones and…

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Going the Extra Mile in Customer Service – Easy Soft Legal Software

In this competitive software market, going the extra mile matters to everyone. That’s why we at Easy Soft endeavor to provide affordable, all-inclusive solutions for our subscribers. All of our software programs come with the following extras: 1. Software Setup. So: you can do your own installations. That’s great! What…

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mEasySoft V3.0 – A magic smartphone App

We are pleased to announce the release of m EasySoft V3.0, a magic smartphone App. m EasySoft is now available with Pension Value Calculator and additional state specific (PA and AZ) Child Support Calculators. PA family lawyers can now calculate Pennsylvania child support and APL on the go. Punch in…

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New Jersey Divorce Attorneys: Divorce Financials V3 is Out!

You were astounded at the capabilities of Easy Soft’s Divorce Financials 1.0. It made your life easier, and you suddenly had the bandwidth to take on more cases. Then, we released Divorce Financials 2.0. The new features were impressive, and streamlined tasks that were part of your day-to-day practice. Now…we’re…

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Divorce Attorneys! – How Easy Can Your (Mobile) Life Get?

Picture this. You’re having lunch with a client. He’s stressing over whether to make his alimony payment in one lump sum…or parcel it out over a stream of years. How much would he save over the long-term? How would this impact his income taxes? “I can give you the answer…

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Electronic Data Collection for Divorce – How It Works

If you’re a divorce lawyer in New York, you might be dismayed at just how many forms go into your day-to-day practice. EzSupport-NY a Family law software comes to the rescue! As we discussed in the last post, forms are a piece of cake with the new and improved EzSupport-NY.…

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New York Divorce Forms 301: Seriously

Forms, forms, and more forms. Sometimes you think you’re sinking into a giant mound of paperwork quicksand. With all the forms a New York divorce lawyer has to generate, you might mistake your job as a paper pusher—or an administrator. Even for an uncontested divorce in the no-fault divorce state…

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High Net Worth Clients, NY Divorce Law Software —and the Recession

As a divorce lawyer in New York, your clientele is likely pretty diverse. Your clients span a range of income brackets. We’re guessing a few of yours clients might be of high net worth. These are people who have remained staggeringly wealthy—even throughout this hard-hitting recession. Here at Easy Soft,…

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For NY Divorce Lawyers—A Primer to Comprehensive New York No Fault Divorce Software

Lately, we’ve been hearing about NYC divorce lawyers flailing about: without proper software, they spend way more time than necessary setting up a new client, or performing New York State spousal support calculations. Don’t do it! EzSupport-NY is designed to manage all the important aspects of your family law practice…

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For AZ Family Lawyers: The Benefits of Easy Technology

Here at Easy Soft, we think: why reinvent the wheel? It’s pleasingly round; it rolls smoothly; people seem to like it; it doesn’t even need petrol. That’s why all of our software captures your client’s case data at the beginning of your engagement-and leaves it there. That’s why EzSupport-AZ –…

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EzSupport-PA Helps Pennsylvania Divorce Lawyers to Modify Settlements

Incomes come, and incomes go. Jobs are lost. Fortunes are made and squandered. Not to put too fine a point on it, but life fluctuations are the rule of the day. And a simple reality of your PA family law practice is the idea that any divorce settlement might be…

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Discount on Divorce Financials

In celebration of our new suite of smartphone applications for family lawyers across the U.S., we are offering a one-time $50 discount to new subscribers to our popular Divorce Financials software. The package normally costs $299/year. After the discount, your cost will be $249/year. With this, you get our usual…

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NJ Family Lawyers: We’re combining Case Information Statement Software and FamilyDocs!

Great news for NJ family lawyers! We are integrating our Case Information Statement software and our FamilyDocs program into one streamlined package. When the two programs are combined, you’ll have access to a single, powerful piece of software designed to harness technology in our practice, and to free you up…

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mEasySoft: Mobile App for U.S. Family Lawyers

Now announcing mEasySoft: a Mobile App for Family Lawyers around the U.S. Easy Soft’s free* mobile phone application provides robust divorce settlement calculations for family law professionals, including Alimony Buyout v. Present Value calculations, Alimony Recapture alerts, and child support and temporary maintenance calculators. Whether you’re having lunch with a…

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NJ Family Law Software for Divorce Lawyers on the Go

We know you’re not always sitting in your office, or in front of your computer. That’s why we’ve developed mobile applications for divorce lawyers on the go. As one of the nation’s leading family law software companies, we are pleased to announce the launch of our NJ Child Support Calculator…

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