Overview

If you want to create time entries to bill or to simply track where time is being spent on certain tasks, you can do so by creating time entries.

When creating time entries, you have two options:

  • Recording in real time by using the time widget in Docketwise

  • Entering the amount of time spent manually

Docketwise will be able to recognize hours and minutes that are recorded or entered. These should be entered in the same format as the following examples:

  • 2h

  • 36m

  • 2.8h

  • 5.5m

Recording in real time

In order to start recoding in real time, you will need to follow the steps below:

  1. Locate the time tracking widget at the top of your dashboard

  2. Click the Play icon to start the time tracker

  3. In order to stop the time tracker, simply re-click the Play icon

  4. Update the details of your invoice (such as Description, Contact, Matter, etc.)

  5. Click the Save Entry button

Note: to resume the timer, you can either click the 3 vertical dots an select the time entry under recent entries or locate your time entry via the options for Viewing Time Entries (see below) and click the Play button.

Entering the amount of time

In order to manually create a time entry, you will need to follow the steps below:

  1. Locate the time tracking widget at the top of your dashboard

  2. Click the 3 vertical dots

  3. Select New Time Entry

  4. Update the details of your invoice (such as Duration, Date, Description, Contact, Matter, etc.)

  5. Click the Save Entry button

Once you have completed work on the case you can click here to learn about billing your client for your time.

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