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You can choose who you fall in love with; you just can't choose the baggage that necessarily comes with them. ;)

Of course you can, assuming you're not Dharma and Greg.

Yours is not a tax question, it's a family law question, and your attorney is probably the best person to answer it.

I'll just pop in with the observation that I hope the man you chose to marry and perhaps father your children is committed to 1) supporting his children as best he can and 2) maintaining a cordial relationship with their mother(s) for the childrens' sakes. If he's not that kind of man, I pity you. If he is and you complain about it, I also pity you. You can rest asured that any complaints you make about support payments will be interpreted, rightly or wrongly, by your stepchildren as attacks on them. They will find a way to get even.

Phil Marti
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