- What are Hard and Soft costs are in Expense Categories?
- Clio Manage
Hard costs generally involve a third party Vendor for services, where a 'short term loan' may be extended to the client to pay for costs needed in the case
Examples: Court filling fees, witness fees, medical record expenses
Soft costs do not involve a third party vendor for a direct payment for services provided to your client
Examples: Photocopying costs, postage fees, legal research costs