The New York Court of Appeals Thursday sanctioned a highly controversial practice that enables custodial spouses to "double dip," or draw child support twice from the same income stream of a professionally-licensed ex-spouse. The ruling split the court, raised a stir among the bench and the bar, and is likely to become a popular topic on the continuing legal education circuit, observers said.
N.Y. Panel Upholds Disputed Child Support Formula
New York Law Journal
June 14, 2004