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What’s the Difference between
NextChapter and Best Case?


You may have noticed Best Case’s recent move to the cloud. That’s a great start but we’ve been on the cloud for years. We have put in the work to make sure you have access to NextChapter's legal web application from anywhere with any device, helping you manage and update cases on the go and better collaborate with law firm staff.

NextChapter is made for the modern attorney by the modern attorney. Our team is made up of paralegals, attorneys, and engineers who combined their experience to create revolutionary law firm software. Moving from Best Case to NextChapter, you will surely find a more user-friendly and intuitive variety of tools, services, and support.

Flexible Pricing
checkFlexible, annual and per-case options, full-access rates
closeExpensive, monthly, pay-per-view rates
Affordable User Plans
checkUp to 6 free users with standard annual plan, $99 per year per user over 6, unlimited per case pricing plans
closeRigid pay-per-user plans
Unlimited Data Storage
checkAnd it’s free!
closeOnly 10GB of data
Customizable Data Export
checkSophisticated exporting of data that is never held hostage
closeLimited exports of data that is only accessible up to 1 year after subscription lapse
Automatic Software Updates
checkAutomatic and free!
closePaid subscription to receive updates and continued access to data
Free Trial Period
checkFree until you download or file, one per-case refund if you upgrade
closeLocked out after 14 days
Accessible Customer Support
checkChat, email, phone with our friendly, dedicated staff and get timely and effective replies
closeImpersonal support that is hard to reach

How do the Features Compare?

CRM Tools
Online Intake
Texting Integration
Document Automation
Filing & Case Templates
Tablet & Smartphone Apps
SALI Legal Data Standards Integration
Shell Import
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Paralegal Services
Doc Creator

Doc Creator

Streamline document generation and avoid manual data entry at your law firm with the Doc Creator.



Use NextMessage client texting to send automated reminders and stay in touch with your clients.

Manage Your Firm

& Cases Online

NextChapter helps law firms manage cases and client data, prepare legal documents, and everything in between. With automation, you'll streamline the entire legal process. Conduct client intake online, create custom documents, and more, while eliminating time spent on redundant data entry and other tedious tasks. Our legal software was designed with the modern law firm in mind. NextChapter's signature linear workflow allows you to work faster and with greater efficiency. Lawyers of all practice areas will benefit from document automation, intuitive case management, and client communication tools.


Customer Testimonials

Barbara Quinn Smith
“NextChapter's interface is intuitive, which makes it easy to get the right information in the right place.”
Cecil Heaton
“NextChapter is a complete system for the start-to-finish bankruptcy practice!”
Christopher Perkett
“By having everything organized in easy-to-use templates, NextChapter's system makes it simpler to collect and collate all the necessary information needed to file Chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcies.”
Timothy Mummert
“The software is intuitive. NextChapter is doing everything it can to prevent having to reenter the same information in different sections of the Petition, Schedule and Statements. The customer service is prompt and fast. They never make you feel like you are bothering them and are open to suggestions.”