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Here is the situaiton... my fiance had a child who is now 6 with a guy, they never married. The father is actively involved in the child's life. They pretty much share the child equally each month, and they basically split expenses as well. Up to now, the mother has claimed the child on her taxes as a dependent. The question is, should this continue this way, can they both claim the child, or does one have more of a right to claim than the other?

Any advice is appreciated.

Thanks in advance.
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