Changing Matter Numbers
After creating a Matter, you may decide that a different Matter ID should be used for that Matter. To change a Matter ID, follow these steps:
1. Enable User Permission
In order to change a Matter ID your user profile must have permission to change the Matter ID. To set the user permission you will need to first login as Administrator.
From the Main Menu, select Tools, then Administrative, then Preferences.
2. Access Change Matter ID
From the Main Menu, select Tools, then Matter Management, then Change Matter ID.
3. Select the Matter
From the Matter dropdown list, select the Matter that you want to change the ID of.
4. Enter the new Matter ID.
Enter what you would like as the New Matter ID, then click Change Matter ID.
5. Confirm Change
To confirm the change of Matter ID, click Yes.
The Matter ID and all associated folders and documents will now be changed to have the new reference ID.