Author Archives: Brad Short

About Brad Short

CEO : Bradley Software; Of Counsel at Short, Borth & Thilges, Attorneys at Law, LLC, Overland Park, Kansas. Born Birmingham, Alabama, December 27, 1941; admitted to bar,1966, Kansas and U.S. District Court, District of Kansas; 1975, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; 1976, U.S. Supreme Court. Education: University of Colorado (B.A., 1963; J.D., 1966). Contributing Author, Practitioner's Guide to Kansas Family Law, Kansas Bar Association, 1997. Listed in: The Best Lawyers in America, Family Law, every year from 1987 through 2013. Member, Technology Advisory Committee, Kansas Judicial Council, 1991-1998. Member: Bourbon County, 1966-1977 (President, 1970-1971), Johnson County (Member: Ethics and Grievance Committee, 1984-1998; Family Law Bench/Bar Committee, 1984-), Kansas and American (Vice-Chair, Solo Practitioners and Small Firms Committee, Economics of Law Practice Section, 1984-1985) Bar Associations; Kansas Trial Lawyers Association, 1974-1984 (State Treasurer, 1975-76; Member, Board of Governors, 1974-1984). Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 1994-2013 . Practice areas: Family Law.

2018 Tax Update – TCJA

The 2018 Tax Cut and Jobs Act enacted in mid December by Congress certainly presents a mixed bag of benefits for American families. For example, while raising the standard deduction to $24,000 for married taxpayers ($12,000 for single), Congress deleted … Continue reading

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Updates Posted for Kansas, Missouri, ArrearsMaster®, and Bradley ParentingTime®

Updates for the following programs were issued on July 7th, 2017. Kansas Child Support Calculator This update includes changes to tax calculations as a result of the Legislature’s override of the Governor’s veto of the legislation reversing the small business … Continue reading

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Kansas Cover Page Changes

In our ongoing effort to improve the Bradley Child Support Calculator for Kansas, we’ve redesigned the Cover (Summary) page. Although not a required form, it can be a handy reference for your file, your client, or the judge!   The … Continue reading

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Electronic Filing Expands in Kansas Courts

Chief Justice Lawton Nuss recently reported “In May, our district courts surpassed the 1-million mark for documents processed that were filed electronically.” All state courts in Kansas are now able to receive electronically filed court documents (but only from Kansas … Continue reading

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What Happened to the ITC (Income Tax Considerations) Adjustment??

Before 2012, Section A of Appendix V to the Kansas Child Support Guidelines simply said “If the parties share or alternate the exemption, Section A [the dependent’s exemption and the Federal Child Tax Credit] should not be used. Appendix V, … Continue reading

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The Income Tax Considerations (ITC) Adjustment

The ITC adjustment is made up of four possible elements, some or all of which may be present in a particular case: Income Tax Deduction. A portion of a tax payer’s income taxes can be saved through the ability to … Continue reading

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2016 KS Bar Association Meeting

Kudos to the KS Bar Association for putting on a GREAT meeting this year in Wichita. We love attending these meetings where we meet so many of our customers and even meet some new friends along the way. The downtown … Continue reading

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