You face a unique set of challenges

Practicing family law is not for the faint of heart. As a practicing attorney, you know that family matters are complicated by their very nature. That’s why using end-to-end family law software to automate the firm’s practice needs and simplify the business is extremely important. It enables you to keep the focus on serving your clients.

I can see what's been done on a case when it's handed to me by others 
at my law firm.

You are fighting for your client’s safety, rights and future

There is no doubt that the stakes are high, from meeting ethical requirements to managing the practice’s productivity and billable hours.

A keen focus is needed because the emotional complexities of providing advice during a hard-fought dissolution or protecting a victim of domestic violence are an integral part of your practice. The cost is too high not to get it right.

Improve the technology of your family law firm

Each case is unique with many different facets that an astute attorney can identify and select to make one option better than any other for their clients. The same is true with the intuitive design and efficiency of your firm’s legal practice management software.

Thousands of family law attorneys are going the extra mile for their clients by saving time with a purpose-built practice suite that automates tasks, simplifies follow-up, and reduces clerical and administrative tasks.

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Wrangle the day

Full control of your calendar is key. New issues arise daily and without warning, so quickly being able to reprioritize tasks is 
a necessity.

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Master time management

Utilizing automation to decrease time spent double checking manual workflows frees up time to exceed clients’ expectations with less worry.

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Maximize return

Systems that make tracking your time easy are critical to success. Carefully manage the billing process and manage family law invoices through email with electronic payments offering an easy and proactive response.

Your challenges are multi-faceted

AbacusNext Family Law Software Suite is tailored for family attorneys, including case handling for divorces, adoptions, custody and child support issues, guardianships, domestic violence prevention, to name a few, and integrated with Abacus Court Rules (ACR) to automatically handle state and county court procedures.

Been with them for almost 10 years and each version gets better and better

Michael L. VP/Managing Partner

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Family law case management software keeps each client’s information organized and consolidated in a single case file

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Workflow automation reduces the time and errors often associated with manual tasks, deadlines and reminders

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Access family court forms for your client’s state and automatically complete them with accurate information already stored in your practice management system

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Accurately capture expenses on a file —tracking your time in the background regardless of activity

Family legal software also makes common practice management activities a cinch, by supporting easy to use:

Client intake software for family law firms capture well-organized client information and set in motion workflows with accurately prepared legal forms and precise follow-up events. Case status, chronology, deadline, and alert reports enable you to support each case’s upcoming activities.

Our legal calendar software delivers a friendly Microsoft Outlook-like experience and puts powerful organizational tools at your fingertips, enabling you to easily and efficiently collaborate with your entire staff to schedule appointments, track deadlines and mitigate the risk of a deadline falling through the cracks.

Invoice management for family law firms enables your team to automatically capture all time and bill your clients with simple single clicks from within AbacusLaw or the companion AbacusLaw Mobile App.

What’s included with the
AbacusNext Family Law Software Suite

Able to be used on-premise, inside Abacus Private Cloud or in Abacus Core Cloud, the Family Law Software Suite includes access to:

Practice Management Features

  • Case intake
  • Conflicts check
  • Calendar with task workflows
  • Document and email management
  • Document generation
  • Client portal
  • Ethical wall and role based access
  • Time tracking and billing
  • Complete law firm accounting
  • Productivity and financial reports

AbacusNext Software

  • AbacusLaw
  • AbacusLaw Accounting
  • AbacusLaw Mobile App
  • APX – Electronic payment processing
  • HotDocs Integration

Family Law Essentials

  • Family Law Case Intake
  • Family Law Case Workflow Rules
  • Family Law Contact Screens
  • Family Law Matter Screens
  • Family Law Document Templates
  • Family Law Productivity Reports

AbacusNext Court Rules

Abacus Court Rules (ACR) provide automated court procedural rules synced with your calendar. Continuously updated with Federal, State, and Local Rules, ACR ensures that you are focused on tasks and aware of deadlines throughout the case lifecycle.

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Court Forms

Automatically populate court forms for all 50 States and Federal Courts and Ontario, Canada.

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Suite Content

  • Microsoft O365 E3
  • Advanced threat protection (O365)
  • Email backup
  • Live US based support
  • Product onboarding and training
  • Quick start data migration
  • 24/7 support (available)
  • Premium support (available)
  • Abacus Private Cloud
  • DocuSign integration
  • CaseStatus integration
  • Salesforce integration
  • Nextiva integration

AbacusNext Family Law Suite provides 7 rules, 22 reports, and 11 fillable forms, as well as screens specifically designed to manage Adoption, Custody, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Guardianship, and Paternity cases.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Family law software, like AbacusLaw, is legal practice management software that is designed to help family attorneys manage their firm. It should include specific features, like custom templates that streamline the process for attorneys handling divorces, adoptions, custody and child support issues, guardianships, domestic violence prevention, and others. 

Family law software is usually packaged as part of a legal practice management system that acts as a single source of truth for firms. It’s capable of running most aspects of a family law firm, including but not limited to: case and client management, remote work, repetitive task automation, internal and external document management, team collaboration, time and billing logistics, and accounting.

Family attorneys are often asked to handle high-stress, high-stake situations. Practice management systems equipped with family law software simplifies firm management and enables the practice to be the most efficient as possible. Speed and accuracy are tangible benefits of using family law software as opposed to a general law software system.

Yes! Our family law legal practice management software is completely customized for family law attorneys but is not limited to cases of that type. It can also help you manage the following practice areas:

  • Civil Litigation
  • Estate Planning
  • Real Estate Law
  • Criminal Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Immigration Law
  • Employment Law

Why attorneys trust AbacusLaw for family law case management

Working with AbacusLaw, the benefits are phenomenal. The access is very easy. The client inventory is very easy.

Joe Povelaitis, Paralegal

The way AbacusLaw gathers and keeps all the information through the matters system, whether its setting events, doing conflict checks, being able to have a team of people work on the same case, and keep everything in one place, it is so time saving and makes my job so much easier…I love AbacusLaw!

Assly Sayyar, Attorney at Law

“AbacusLaw is everything you need to manage your law practice in one convenient place! The technical support that comes with AbacusLaw is world class – you talk with a real person who cares about your problems and will work with you to fix any issues.”

Thomas J. Azar, Jr.,
Azar Law Offices

“Been with them for almost 10 years and each version gets better and better! AbacusLaw integrated the case management, “tickler” by rule, forms, contacts, matter, ACCOUNTING AND BILLING, all into a single easy to use and learn package. Changes in one area are iterated throughout the software. We almost never add disparate or duplicate data. Well Done!”

Martin Luther,
Schwartzberg & Luther, APC

“When I get a call from a client, in just one-click I can see everything about their case to immediately answer their questions. Even better, if I’m unavailable and my assistant answers the phone, she too can see their case file to provide instant gratification.”

Frank Vozza,
Vozza & Hugeuenot