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Case Management Software
Windows Abacus 'Inspired' by Net
LAWYERS interested in the latest in case management software may want to take a look at Abacus Law for Windows,
the all-new version of the case management and calendaring software that is used by more than 50,000 attorneys
nationwide, according to Abacus Data Systems, Inc. of San Diego, the makers of Abacus Law.
The company says that Abacus Law for Windows has new features that are "Internet-inspired." The software
automatically hyperlinks every calendar entry, case, client and note, Abacus explains, enabling lawyers to find
anything quickly and eliminating the need to start at a particular window. The program also allows users to leave one
window, view others and then return to any prior window using the Back, Forward or History buttons, the company
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CDB Infotek Offers Easy UCC Retrieval
Expanded imaging service reduces wait time for filings from 24-48 hours to as little as 5 minutes.
FORGET about those trips to state offices to find copies of UCC filings. If you need documents from New York,
Illinois or California, the newly expanded UCC Imaging Online Service from CDB Infotek of Santa Ana, Calif., lets
lawyers search for them electronically and, with the touch of a button, to request and receive low-cost,
quick-response fax images of filings without ever leaving their desks.
Using the company's new CDB Infotek for Windows software--which also provides graphically enhanced, easy
access to more than 1,600 CDB Infotek databases--subscribers conducting UCC searches can now receive more
than just UCC indexes online, CDB Infotek says. Actual copies of UCC filings in New York, Illinois starting in April and
California later this spring, can be requested online for a small fee, it reports.
With the service, response time for document retrieval is reduced from an average 24-48 hours to as little as 5
minutes by fax, CDB Infotek says, noting that it maintains nearly 9 million digitized UCC images. Further expansion of
the service is anticipated within the year, the company adds, noting that it expects to add more than 1.5 million
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