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 automating the firm’s practice needs and simplifying the business side is extremely important as it enables you to 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 your practice’s technology
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.
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.
Master time management
Utilizing automation to decrease time spent double checking manual workflows frees up time to exceed clients’ expectations with less worry.
Systems that make tracking your time easy are critical to success. Carefully manage the billing process and deliver invoices through email with electronic payments offering an easy and proactive response.
Your challenges are multi-faceted
AbacusNext Family Law 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.
Keep each client’s information organized and consolidated in a single case file
Use workflow automation to reduce the time and errors often associated with manual tasks, deadlines and reminders
Access family court forms for your client’s state and automatically complete them with accurate information already stored in your practice management system.
Accurately capture expenses on a file —tracking your time in the background regardless of activity
It also makes common practice management activities a cinch, by supporting easy to use:
Case intake screens 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.
Automatically capture all time and bill your clients with simple single clicks from within AbacusLaw or the companion AbacusLaw Mobile App.
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
- 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.
- 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.
Products we integrate with
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 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
“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!”
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.”
Vozza & Hugeuenot