Settlyd allows members to analyze the totality of the income present in a case. This includes income from any source, whether it is taxed at a full or reduced level. As Net Available Income can be an important consideration in the overall financial picture of a case, our Net Available Income analysis tools and calculators allow for all income sources to be considered using current federal income tax tables. As well, since Settlyd is cloud based, as new tax tables become available, they are automatically integrated into the calculations with no need for the user to install any new software.
Our tools allow for an endless number of standalone or side-by-side comparisons. Settlyd also allows for any analysis to be generated in captioned PDFs for use in client meetings, further case analysis, negotiations or submission to the Court.
Settlyd organizes and saves all financial data in a safe, intuitive and organized fashion. Members create separate client matters for each of their cases. All data management remains unique to that specific matter and is securely saved in the cloud. Data can also be generated in PDF format that can be saved locally or for use as needed during any aspect of litigation, mediation or client meeting. Settlyd even allows PDFs to be noted as "For Settlement Purposes Only."
Feel safe and secure knowing that your data is stored on United States based cloud servers. These servers are encrypted and monitored continuously, 24/7/365, to ensure your data remains free from outside intrusion or unauthorized access.
Because Settlyd is cloud based you can access your data whenever needed from anywhere you have internet access.
All user payments are processed through LawPay using their encrypted and secure servers. Settlyd is formulated to provide further internal data protection in that no sensitive data or information is required or stored on the Settlyd servers.
Settlyd is cloud based which means that members don’t have extra software using up space on their machines. In fact, there is nothing to download.
Settlyd is always current with all State Child Support Guidelines, tax tables and other relevant formulas and information. Members can rest assured that when they log into Settlyd any updates will automatically be available to them with no action required.
Part of our goal is to make sure we provide the most up-to-date information so members can spend more time on their cases.
Based on over 35 years litigation and mediation experience in the family courts Guy Vitetta and Sean Keefer realized a cloud-based approach for centralized management and access to financial data would improve the way lawyers handled family law matters.
By Lawyers for Lawyers is our core philosophy.
We have also learned that the greatest resource for future upgrades and added features is feedback and suggestions from our members. Many of the current features on the site have come as suggestions from our members and we always invite comments and feedback.
As we continue to grow, we will continue to provide more tools to allow members to focus on their cases and clients in the most efficient fashion possible.
Settlyd provides two approaches for the entry of financial data.
First, members can enter applicable data by moving from field to field in the financial data section eliciting information from the client in an interview fashion. This data will then be securely saved in the cloud for later use and analysis.
Secondly, Settlyd has a unique client portal where members can generate a secure, password protected link for clients to allow individual clients to access and enter their unique data. Clients will be prompted to enter financial data that will be saved securely to their unique client file. This information can later be reviewed by members for use in the financial analysis and management of the client’s case. Members also control the client’s access to the portal meaning clients can be restricted from altering previously entered data. This feature will even allow clients to provide data in advance of their initial meeting, thus streamlining the information gathering process for members.
Once a client’s financial data is entered into the Settlyd database, Settley will automatically populate a case captioned financial declaration or financial affidavit.
Settlyd can then generate a case captioned PDF that is ready for use for court, client meetings, negotiations or mediation. It is really that simple!
Organizing and analyzing what can be extensive data for the division of property in asset division cases can be a time consuming and labor intensive process. Settlyd automatically populates an Asset Division Spreadsheet following the entry of financial data into the database. Once the Division Asset Spreadsheet is populated, Settlyd allows for the data to be analyzed, organized and processed to effectuate unique divisions in every case.
The marital estate can be handled as a whole or assets can be micromanaged as need be to customize a division unique to a particular matter. Changes made on an Asset Division Spreadsheet can be saved and updated in the database so changes will also appear on financial declarations or financial affidavits, or changed data can be restricted to the Asset Division Spreadsheet.
Settlyd uses the exact formulas required by the state for the determination of child support. If the state guidelines are updated, Settlyd will automatically reflect those changes. All child support calculations can be printed and saved in case captioned PDF format.
In addition to (and based upon) the state guidelines, Settlyd provides additional child support calculators to aid in the analysis of unique scenarios users may encounter, such as child support cases that are in excess of the state guidelines, third party custodial matters and net available income calculations.
Settlyd also provides specialty tools to assist with other aspects of your family law cases. For instance, Settlyd provides an overnight calculator to aid in determining the number of nights each parent would have in a particular time sharing arrangement. Settlyd also provides a calculator to determine the martial portion of pension or retirement accounts.
Since Settlyd is web based, there’s nothing to download. Whenever and wherever you have an internet connected iPad, laptop or desktop, you can access and manage any of your case information.
Settlyd was created by Guy Vitetta and Sean Keefer, two Family Law Attorneys in Charleston, South Carolina with a combined 35+ years of litigation, mediation and arbitration experience in the Family Courts. By lawyers, for lawyers has been our core philosophy from inception, and you will love the way Settlyd seamlessly integrates into your Family Law practice.Download the Settlyd eBook Sign up for a Free Trial
Our firm had been looking for a software solution to help us with family law financial issues when we found Settlyd. We chose Settlyd over all the others because it was simple and easy to use while giving us the tools we needed to efficiently and accurately get a handle on our client's financials and support issues. I especially like working with the Asset Division Worksheet because it is very flexible and allows me to explore several different options when apportioning marital property.
Our firm has been involved with Settlyd since "beta" testing. We like Settlyd because it is flexible and we can quickly update and prepare needed documents for court, mediation or client conferences. We especially like some of the additional tools such as the "overnight calculator" and child support worksheets that help us with the unique child custody arrangements we come across frequently when handling complex cases.
The financial data is more comprehensive and easily accessible, and I feel more comfortable sharing it with the client without feeling like I'm overwhelming them.
It's a great tool, makes me feel more organized and able to show clients scenarios. It's super helpful during mediation as well as just when meeting with clients throughout the case.
Settlyd has been a tremendous help to me with all financial aspects of Family Court cases, particularly asset/debt divisions. I can offer multiple options for division of assets and debts to each client that are easy for the client to see and understand. Similarly, in negotiations with opposing counsel, there is transparency in terms of both hard numbers and percentages of the estate, eliminating the need for extensive written back-and-forth. I highly recommend this program to all Family Court practitioners!
Free 30 day trial with unlimited access to the site.Free 30 Day Trial
Allows up to 3 users full access to all of the Financial Declaration and Child Support Worksheets features. This will also provide one Master account and two staff accounts. Billed monthly.Billed Monthly
This entitles 3 users full access to all components of the site: Financial Declaration, Child Support, Net Available Income Analysis and Asset Division Spreadsheet. You can enter as many separate client matters as you desire and all data for all matters will be saved on Settlyd's secure Cloud servers. This will also provide one Master account and two staff accounts. Billed monthly.Billed Monthly
A savings of $108.00 over the monthly reoccurring Silver package charge. This entitles 3 users to full access to all components of the site: Financial Declaration, Asset Division Spreadsheet, Net Available Income Analysis and all Child Support Worksheets. You can enter as many separate client matters as you desire and all data for all matters will be saved on Settlyd's secure servers. This will package provide one Master account and two staff accounts. Billed annually.Billed Annually
Allows up to 3 users full access to all of the Guardian ad Litems module features including case management, timekeeping and billing. This will also provide one Master account and two staff accounts. Billed monthly.Billing Monthly
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