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Anna Nicole Smith's Kid Could Still Inherit $44M

From estate of Smith's oil tycoon hubby

(Newser) - It had long looked like Anna Nicole Smith's 7-year-old daughter, Dannielynn, would not receive any money from the estate of J. Howard Marshall, the oil tycoon Smith married 14 months before he died at age 90 in 1994. The legal battle over Marshall's estate raged for years, but... More »

Anna Nicole's Estate Loses $450M Inheritance Fight

Appellate court agrees with earlier Texas ruling

(Newser) - Anna Nicole Smith's estate won't inherit any money from J. Howard Marshall, the oil magnate Smith married a year before his death. In a case that's dragged on for nearly 15 years, a federal appeals court in San Francisco ruled today that a Texas probate court correctly found Marshall didn't... More »

FBI Investigated Anna Nicole in Murder Plot

Smith questioned over murder-for-hire plot during J. Howard Marshall estate fight

(Newser) - When Anna Nicole Smith’s rich-but-ancient husband died, she publicly fought his son for his estimated $550 million fortune—and the AP just obtained records showing the FBI investigated Smith for possibly trying to have that son killed. During the 2000-2001 investigation, a gun, a knife, and—inexplicably—a black... More »

Baby Daughter Is Anna Nicole's Only Heir

Court ruling means Dannielynn may inherit billions

(Newser) - Anna Nicole Smith’s 18-month-old daughter is sole heir to the ex-model's estate, a Los Angeles court ruled today. Dannielynn stands to inherit billions if the ongoing legal dispute over the fortune of Smith's second husband, J. Howard Marshall, is resolved in her mother's favor, People reports. Anna Nicole's will... More »

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