Not a Clio customer? Learn more about Clio's Law Firm Billing Software What Does the "Disburse Funds" Button Do? August 17, 2021 14:35 Objective: What Does the "Disburse Funds" Button Do? What does "Disburse Funds" Mean? Environment: Clio Manage Additional Information: Note: There are no live links between your bank account and Clio. The disbursement function in Clio is for documentation purposes only and you will need to write a check from your trust account to record the debit of funds from the client. How to disburse trust funds? Answer: The Disburse Funds button allows you to record and document a payment (disbursement) of funds from your Trust Account to pay the client, or to pay items on their behalf.