Transactions That Appear on the Trust Bank Journal
PCLaw posts new transactions to the Trust Bank Journal through the following data entry functions:
- Trust Check (Cheque)
- Trust Release Check
- Trust Receipt
- Trust-to-General Transfer
- General-to-Trust Transfer
- Matter-to-Matter Transfer
- Bank-to-Bank Transfer
- Create Bill when you transfer trust money at time of billing
- Release Bill when you transfer trust money at time of billing (PCLawPro only)
- Matter Opening Balances
PCLaw does not post transactions that originate from the Request Check or Request Bill features until you release them through Release Check or Release Bill.
Use the following features to change or remove transactions that appear on the Trust Bank Journal using the following features:
- Matter Tab on the Register
- Trust Tab on the Register
- Double-click transactions from the Trust Bank Journal
- Trust Tab in the Matter Manager
The layout you select on the Common tab determines the column headings that appear on the report. Refer to Customizing PCLaw Reports to learn how to add or change a layout.
The following column headings appear on the Trust Bank Journal:
Transaction entry number
Received From/Paid To:
Payee information on check/receipt
Matter number for checks and receipts
Client name for checks and receipts
Account number for the check or receipt
Check, receipt, or reference number for transaction
An asterisk in this column indicates the entry is cleared on a bank reconciliation.
An asterisk in this column indicates the entry is in a batch for check printing, but you did not print the batch.
NOTE: Printing the batch removes the asterisk.
G/L account allocations for check/receipt
Detail of original allocation amounts on the check
Detail of original allocation amounts on the receipt
Total amount of transaction (total of individual allocations on check/receipt)
Running bank balance after each transaction
Daily totals for dates with multiple transactions
NOTE: Daily Totals only appear when you Sort By Date on the Common Tab and check the Daily Totals box on the Other Tab.
The Bank Account Summary always appears at the bottom of the Trust Bank Journal. You cannot hide this section.