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I disagree with your ex here.You have two remedies.The easiest here is to file first.You have the agreement and this would support your claim.If you do this no other action would be necessary.It is critical here you file first though.Otherwise your remedy would be to return to court here claiming contempt seeking judgment for any losses including lawyer fees and costs.If you will file first here you will avoid having to pursue this in court.
He is not correct that he is entitled to the deduction..The agreement controls.But if he files first and gets your deduction then you will have to file contempt here.
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If you get stuck filing contempt here you can file claiming the child and IRS will flag both returns here and review the settlement.Your ex would end up woing the IRS and also be in contempt.But if you can file first you will eliminate the problem before it becomes one.
If you get stuck filing contempt here you can file claiming the child and IRS will flag both returns here and review the settlement.Your ex would end up owing the IRS and also be in contempt.But if you can file first you will eliminate the problem before it becomes one.
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