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Who can claim head of household status?
You might be able to file as head of household if you meet these requirements:
To be considered unmarried on the last day of 2013, you must meet these tests:
You must be able to claim an exemption for the child. However, you meet this test if you can't claim the exemption only because the noncustodial parent can claim the child.
To see if you qualify, see Publication 501: Exemptions, Standard Deduction, and Filing Information, Table 4 at www.irs.gov.