Family Matter Tags


Smokeball allows you to create default matter-specific tags to further categorize and organize your matters. These tags appear across the top of the Matter window and on individual matters on the Smokeball home screen.

Family Law firms use matter tags in a variety of ways. You can set up different sets of matter tags to help further differentiate Pre-Decree, Post-Decree, Custody/Support/Visitation, etc.  Additionally, you can apply an unlimited amount of matter tags to organize your matters or run custom reports.

Family Law Matter Tag Examples

How to Assign and or Edit Matter Tags


Family Law Matter Tag Examples

Here are some examples of some matter tags to implement for Pre-Decree Matters:

  • Further differentiate matters: Spousal Support, Child Support, Property, Custody
  • Status of the case: Pre-Filing, Settlement, Discovery, Mediation, Pre-Trial
  • Other useful tags: High Demand Client, High Conflict, OOP (Orders of Protection / Restraining), BK (Bankruptcy), Contested, Uncontested

Here are some examples of some matter tags to implement for Custody, Support, and Visitation Matters:

  • Status of the case: Mediation, New Case Filing, Modification, Petition for Rule
  • Other useful tags: Allocation of Parental Responsibility, Parenting Time Plan, Child Support

If you are unsure what tags could be useful to your firm, reach out to your Account Manager for additional help.

Once you assign a tag to a matter, it will appear at the top of the matter.


How to Assign or Edit Matter Tags:

1. Within your open matter, click the  at the top right of the screen. Add (1) Staff Tags or (2) Custom Tags

2. Click outside the tag box to close it.

To add an additional tag within your open matter Edit Tags and add additional default options

Did you know...

  • You can organize your matters on the home screen by matter tags using the filter

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