LAWFUEL.com- Anna Nicole Smith News – ABC News Family Law Expert Tells…

LAWFUEL.com- Anna Nicole Smith News – ABC News Family Law Expert Tells How Courts Might Address Questions of Child Custody, Paternity, Inheritance and Liability

ABC News’ Law and Justice Unit asked prominent family law professor Jeff Atkinson at DePaul University College of Law for a quick overview of the web of legal issues that follow Anna Nicole Smith’s death.

Atkinson, who also works with the American Bar Association and the National Conference of Commissioners Uniform States Law, offered his thoughts on how the courts now will handle the legal battles over the fortune of Smith’s deceased husband, J. Howard Marshall, and the custody of Smith’s infant daughter, Dannielynn. Multiple people claim they fathered Dannielynn, including Smith’s former boyfriend, Larry Birkhead, and her companion, Howard K. Stern.

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