Clients Pay Bills Online
DirectLaw incorporates an ecommerce solution that is integrated with legal document purchases and other legal services that are available immediately from within the DirectLaw "Storefront" This ecommerce solution is instantly available to you without the need for a separate application or custom coding. Client can purchase a legal document service from within the Web browser whenever they are ready. This ecommerce solution is supported by ChasePaymentech one of the largest credit card processors in the world. The integration of credit card payments with listed legal services is one of the features of DirectLaw that makes your web site an ecommerce engine enabling the direct sale of legal services to clients who arrive at your web site.
Creating a Custom Invoice
DirectLaw also supports the payment of regular legal invoices by credit card through a custom invoicing function.
Here is how it works:
Use the Legal Invoices tab within the Attorney Dash Board to upload a copy of a legal invoice/bill to a client's space, enabling the client to pay an invoices via credit card online.
NOTE: The invoice should be created within your firm’s billing system. The Legal Invoices function is simply a way to upload a copy (preferably in .pdf) for payment online.
- Click on Legal Invoice > Create New Invoice
- Select Yes if you want to upload a copy – Select No if you simply want to post the amount to be paid without an invoice.
- Use the Browse button to locate the client's invoice. Click on Upload.
- Select the Client name and enter the Amount. Enter a description (optional).
- Use the pre-built notification to notify the client that an invoice was uploaded.
Note: The cost of credit processing by ChasePaymentech is 2.8% of each transaction.DirectLaw passes this cost on to the DirectLaw subscriber. There is no mark-up of the credit card processing fee by DirectLaw.