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[[At the time I was divorced in 1994, I co-owned a house with my ex-wife (we
are both listed as owners on the deed and mortgage). Per our divorce decree,
she was awarded exclusive use of the house and is responsible for paying the
monthly mortgage payments. I, however, was specifically awarded the right to
claim the mortgage interest as an itemized deduction on my tax return each year
beginning in 1994. Does the IRS recognize this as a legitimate deduction?]]

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