If an attorney and provider agree to increase (or decrease) the currently authorized hours for an ongoing project billing period, the attorney can do this from his Project Management page. Increases take effect immediately and the provider will be able to bill the newly authorized hours in the current billing period. Decreases are set to occur the following billing period. Pro Tip: A “billing period” is simply a week, starting Monday and ending Sunday!
From the attorney’s dashboard, she would click “Manage” from the project dashboard:
Then she would click “Edit” in the top left hand corner next to hours authorized:
This will open a form that allows her to increase the authorized hours immediately (or set a decrease to occur the following week):