Legal Question in Family Law in Illinois

If my friend lets me live w/him rent free with my child and public aid gives us food stamps and medical card knowing my friend lets us live w/him rent free til I get back on my feet can he claim us as dependents?

Asked on 6/28/13, 3:01 pm

2 Answers from Attorneys

Sue Roberts-Kurpis, Esq. Law Office of Sue Roberts-Kurpis

I believe that he can provided he is supplying more than 50% of your support. However, this is a tax question and you should consult a tax professional or your friend should.

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Answered on 6/28/13, 3:19 pm
Jonathan Shimberg SHIMBERG and CROHN, P.C.

if ypu are not related, no.

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Answered on 6/29/13, 5:43 am


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