Spouse passed last year. Her two children (now teens) resided with us for past decade ~30% visitation with father
1. Spouse's will specified children remain in current living situation. The biologic father declared control - permitting some visits Does will have bearing on children's living situation?
2. The children explicitly expressed desire to remain in previous arrangement. Do their wishes have no formal bearing?
3. We had tax exemptions for children - filing married-joint. Father now claims tax exemptions stating time spent in family home after mom's passing equivalent to "staying over with friends" & not additive to the time when mom was alive. If it were counted, the ratio would be 60:40 me. Does this time with me permit exemptions on 2013 married-joint tax filing?
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