Ways to get help while you work:
- Handy Tool Tips
for each field on every screen. When you hover in a particular field, Geni gives you hints about the information that should appear in the field; in addition, if more than one answer is available, Geni displays all of the possible entries for quick reference and selection.
- Quick-Pick Lists
are generated from integrated data contained in the setup, case management and accounting features of the program to make data selection quicker and learning how to use Geni faster.
- Help Screens
are available by pressing the Help button on the Taskbar at each level of the program or Ctrl+H on pop-up screens so each user can “learn as you go.”
Trust Accounting works the same way as the Operational Account in Checkbook and Accounting. However, in the Trust Account there is a great deal of computational work performed behind the scenes: keeping track of the money paid into each clients’ account; recording the amounts and portions that are earned and portions that are not earned; and what amount of the earned funds that can be transferred out of the Trust Account into the firm’s Operational Account.
Plus the Trust Account automatically keeps track of amounts of clients’ money in each of their accounts that should be retained to pay expenses.
Here you will find step-by-step instructions for the following Trust Accounting topics:
- Trust Register
- Earned Fees Report
- Paid More Than Earned Report
- Case Accounting Report
- Cases Needing Attention Report
- Case Accounting vs. Trust Register Report