My ex and I were never married and ended our relationship prior to the birth of our daughter. I have all of my daughter's information (including her social security number) and have never shared it with him. Upon filing my taxes, I found he claimed her on his taxes (she lives with me). I am refiling with the guidance of my accountant but would also like to know how I can go about having him charged for stealing her social security number, if possible. I should note he works in IT and has, in the past, bragged about getting paid for hacking and stealing other people's information.
If he is your daughter's biological father, he has the right to obtain that information, just as you have the right to collect support payments from him. That would probably be more helpful to you than trying to get him prosecuted.
Without a lot more information, this is a tough one to answer. I have to assume there are no orders of custody or child support between you two. If that's the case, then either of you can claim a dependency exemption for the child. He appears to have usurped that claim from you and filed his taxes first. This also means you do not have a presumptive right to the claim: either of you have that right.
The same goes for custody. Neither of you are precluded from taking information from each other about the child. Either of you can take the child. There are no limits in the absence of an order of custody.
This means you have no standing to have him arrested because he did not steal his child's social security number. He can take it and use it because that is his child.
Lastly, I always advise against using cops to achieve resolution of family issues. Cops are not the tool you need to win your future cases.
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He is the father, it will be very very difficult to be able to get the DA to prosecute him for having his daughters SSN.
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