Information for lawyers
Dockets need to be typed and detailed as to whom, what, and where services were provided. Dockets must be accurate in order to support your billed accounts. Incomplete or vague dockets will slow down the payment processing time, and will cause you to fail a post-payment audit.
The resources below have important tips to ensure that your dockets are in compliance. We’ve even included a docket template for your use.
Note: If your dockets indicate more time than you wish to bill LAO (discounting), please just indicate that on your dockets.
- Dockets, dockets, dockets!: Sample civil and criminal dockets from the Better Billing Bulletin (B3).
- For Speedy Payment, Attach your Dockets!: Tips on attaching dockets from the B3.
Court attendance records
Please keep copies of all court records documenting your time in court, and attach these to the account.