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How old is your minor child?
Who has legal custody of the minor child?
Who does the child live with?
While I cannot comment on your specific situation, generally it is an adult that provides the room and board to the minor child that would entitle to claim minor child as a dependent on the tax return, even if parent is helping financially to support the minor child.
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