I want the next billing for a client to show the total fees for all of his matters equal to a specific value. Is there a way that we can do this just once?   Read More...


Billing Q&A: Progress Billing

February 2019    Tags: , ,
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I need to send monthly statements to a new client, but the actual amount we’re going to bill them will not be determined until later. Does Tabs3 have a way to accommodate this?   Read More...


We want to generate a list of all open clients who have not had any fees or costs entered in the last 6 months. Is there a report that we can run to give us this information?   Read More...


I noticed while printing statements that there is no header for the amount column. Is there any way to add a header for the amount?   Read More...


Billing Q&A: Reorder Fees

November 2018    Tags: , , ,
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While reviewing my draft statements, I noticed that some of the fees are listed in an order that doesn’t make sense. For example, a fee for document creation is listed after a fee for revising the document, so it looks like I reviewed the document before creating it. Is there a way to change that order or do I have to delete one transaction and enter it again so that it appears in the right order?   Read More...


If you need a list of work-in-process and/or archived transactions, the Transaction File List is where you want to start.   Read More...


Billing Q&A: Resetting Reference Numbers

October 2018    Tags: ,
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The reference numbers for fee transactions are getting too large, and it is making it difficult to keep up with specific transactions. Is there any way for me to reset the reference numbers so they will start at 1 again?   Read More...


Did you know that you can change your view to see either more fields or fewer fields in certain files?   Read More...


How do I bill a client a flat amount for the work I perform?   Read More...


With PracticeMaster, you can use timers to track the time you spend on research, planning, correspondence, and more. However, if you don’t turn timers into fees, you may be missing out on valuable time that can be billed to your clients.   Read More...


There are several ways you might handle billing for a contingency case, but in the end you still need to adjust the amount owed based on the outcome. So what options does Tabs3 provide?   Read More...


Occasionally, transactions may accidentally be entered for the wrong client. If there are only a couple, it’s easy to just delete them and reenter them for the correct client. However, when there are many transactions, what can you do? Use the Transfer A/R and Transactions utility in Tabs3!   Read More...


When the attorneys enter notes into journal records and then convert them to fees, their entire journal description goes into the fee and they have to edit it. Is there a way to only pull in a partial description when converting a journal record into a Fee?   Read More...


Did you know that you can convert calendar, e-mail, note, phone, research, timer, and document records into fees? This allows you to easily bill your client for the time spent on their matter.   Read More...


When you’re not at the office and you need to record the time you spent on a matter, what do you do? Why, log into Tabs3 Connect on your phone or tablet, of course!   Read More...


When entering fees and costs for task based billing clients, do you have to scroll through all of the Phase/Task or Activity Codes for other categories to get to the set of task codes applicable for your client? If you use Billing Categories for your clients, you can assign categories to your Task Code Sets so that when entering fees and costs, only the task codes that are associated with that client’s Billing Category are displayed.   Read More...


Do you have a new pro bono client, or need to enter a fee or cost at no charge for a regular client? Clients and transactions can be marked as non-billable so that you can still track your time without charging your client.   Read More...