Essential Forms Judicial Council Forms
Essential Forms™, now part of CEB, is a powerful California legal resource that allows you to easily and efficiently complete, print, and store California Judicial Council Forms. It features shrink-to-fit fonts, custom form groups, custom fields, and a database that automatically fills in new forms with shared data.
Essential Forms software is updated twice a year and delivered on CD-ROM.
Essential Forms' top-end features include add-on County Forms Packages. These forms packages are updated electronically when counties issue updated forms.
Essential Forms, now part of CEB, allows you to easily and efficiently complete, print, and store California Judicial Council Forms. It features shrink-to-fit fonts, custom form groups, custom fields, and a database that automatically fills in new forms with shared data.
Its eFiling capability allows you to send documents directly and securely from your computer to court. Essential Forms converts and encrypts your documents for court use. You get an immediate acknowledgement from the court and a history of your transaction is kept in the program.
Essential Forms features additional tools that make it the most powerful and versatile Judicial Council Forms software available. Add-on county forms, available in regional packages or individually, are continuously updated and integrated seamlessly into the Essential Forms software. An internet connection is required to receive updates of both Judicial Council Forms and County Forms.
Essential Forms gives you an abundant array of powerful features, including:
- County Forms. All the required forms needed for county filing available as add-ons.
- eFile. eFile California Judicial Council Forms directly from your computer to court.
- Legal Solutions Conversion Utility. Easily transfer your Legal Solutions Case Profiles.
- Custom Form Groups. Open and fill at the same time groups of forms you use often. Create as many custom form groups as you want.
- Multiple Forms. Open and work on multiple forms at the same time.
- Profiles. Create attorney, client, and court profiles once, then share them across cases.
- Shared Data. Enter case information once, then share it across forms.
- Quick Notes. Keep track of key dates and other important notes about your case.
- Add Fields. Need a new field? Add a custom field anywhere on a form on the fly.
- Smart Text. Need to squeeze in a few extra words? Form text resizes to fit when you reach the end of a field.
- Legal Spellcheck. Check your spelling before filing your forms. Includes over 150,000 legal terms.
- Export. Create a pdf of your form and email to your client.
- Backup. Back up your case database at the interval of your choice.
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