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Subject:  Re: Dependent claim for divorced parents Date:  2/6/2012  6:58 PM
Author:  gsgreen Number:  114985 of 121572

The very general default position is that the custodial parent gets the deduction. Then, the most time during the year.
These are very general positions, but there is an (intricate) guideline in Pub 17 for other possible scenarios.
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