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Stern Wants to Declare Dannielynn Anna's Sole Heir

10/18/2007 6:40 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Anna Nicole Smith, Howard K. SternHoward K. Stern filed papers in a Los Angeles County court today, asking that the one-year-old daughter of Anna Nicole Smith be named the sole heir to the former Playmate's estate.

Anna Nicole named Stern, her longtime lawyer and companion, as executor of her estate in the 2001 will. Stern filed the position to clarify Anna's will -- which did not include her daughter Dannielynn, born last year.

When she drafted her will, Smith only had her son Daniel, who died three days after Dannielynn's birth. The will states that "although she did not expect to have any children in the future, if she did, she wanted them to share
equally in the trust created for Daniel ..."

Stern's petition says Anna Nicole did not update her will during the five months between Daniel's death, Dannielynn's birth and her own death on February 8. "As a matter of law, Dannielynn is a pretermitted heir," the petition states. A "pretermitted heir" is a person who likely stands to inherit under a will, but was not named in the document because the will's author did not know the heir existed (or would exist in this case) when it was written.

Baby Dannielynn, who currently lives with her father photographer Larry Birkhead, stands to inherit millions of dollars from the estate of Anna Nicole's late husband, oil billionaire J. Howard Marshall. Marshall left much of his huge estate to Anna, but his family has contested the will. A legal battle over Marshall's last wishes has been going on for years.
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76.

carol    

The Court can and will remove an Executor for Dannielynn if he/she has done something wrong. AND, we all know it's a no brainer, Howie will be removed based on those grounds.
Regarding the Marhsall money - pack up everything you own, jewelry, cash, clothes, everything - now take it over to the 3rd house on the right 6 blocks over and give it to them.
They will deserve to have your things as much as Dannielynn will deserve to get the any of the Marshall money - it will not happen. She is nothing to the Marshalls. The Elder Mr.
Marshall made it clear he wanted Anna to get no more than he had already given her. Anna in her own will stated and signed she wanted no provisions for any future children or husband. Can't get much clearer than that.

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77.

peter creek    

I AM STILL CONFUSED------HOW CAN HOWARD STERN CAN STILL BE A LAWYER ISNT ANY LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY INVESTIGATING HIM FOR WHAT HE HAS DONE?

2505 days ago
78.

Lisa    

Great Job Howard I say get that baby all the money you can. How can you people sit there and blame Howard for Anna's death??? Did he hold her down and force feed them to her, NO I don't think so. I also say so what the reason she married the old man he married her and I would have done the same thing if I looked has good as she did why the hell not. GO Howard get LITTLE DANNY LYNN THE BIG BUCKS. RIP ANNA LIFE IS BORING WITHOUT YOU HERE. I thought you were very cool and girl you knew how to work. I just wish you could have found some true friends.

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teri    

howard and larry are in it together. Maybe even from the start. I mean they certainly made sure there were no heirs 'cept dannylynn. Hope her mom stays on their a** '.

2505 days ago
80.

mad as hell    

Dannielynn should have access to what her mother would of had, it is not dannielynn's fault her mother passed away. Feel some compassion for this little girl, she has no mother, and a wicked grandmother who only wants money. Howard is trying to do what is right by what Anna would of wanted. She may of rather had howard involved in Dannielynns life as her father, but that isnt the way it turned out. So why doesnt everyone back off Howard and Larry let them do what they can for this little girl. This little girl is going to have allot to deal with when she is growing up. If Howard and Larry can help her get through it by any means, good for them. Instead of beating these two guys down why not just leave them alone. Leave the negativity up to the bitch grandma and lieing cosby broad. If these two women would think about little Dannielynn, they would of never wrote negative things about her mother and the two men she is going to grow up around. What a horrible thing to do to a little girl. It only shows how evil the grandma virgie is, if she truely would of loved her daughter and granddaughter she wouldnt allowed Cosby to write this book and she sure wouldnt of been involved in it as a source. Only goes to show us all the mommie dearest she truely is. Poor anna to have to live with a hag like her. May Anna rest in peace and may god bless howard and larry!!!!!

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81.

Jan    

Her mother died over 7 months ago. Why did it take so long for him to act???What kind of lawyer is he?

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82.

Kathie is a phony    

Sure, make Dannielyn the sole heir, find a way to get rid of Birkhead, and get her back, and voila! His plan is complete!

2505 days ago
83.

ic    

HOWARD WILL GET PLENTY WHEN THE WILL IS SETTLED...AND DADDY BIRKHEAD WILL GET PLENTY TO RAISE HER....I DO BELIEVE THEY BOTH LOVED ANNA AND ALSO THE BABY. HOWARD IS A SHARP LAWYER HE COULD NOT STOP ANNA'S DRUG USE SHE WAS A DRUG ADDICT WAY BEFORE SHE MET HOWARD AND SHE WAS TOUGH SHE TOOK NO PRISONERS AND SHE TREATED HIM BADLY...I AM HAPPY HE IS LOOKING OUT FOR THE BABY,,AND VERGIE SHE IS A JOKE AND ANNA HATED HER....THAT FBI GUY IS A SHAM...AND A LIAR

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IT IS WHAT IT IS!    

867.

==== SO TELL ME THAT PART AGAIN, WHERE YOU STERNOIDS CLAIMED RITA LIED????????????????

++++++++++LAUGHNG SO HARD THAT I'M LAUGHING MY ASS OFF!



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85.

Dude    

He gets a huge percentage for managing the account. It could be as much as
$12 million a year if they win the lawsuit for the child. Go figure. Everyone wants a piece of the action.

2505 days ago
86.

IT IS WHAT IT IS!    

yeah, now let him go face the inquest!!!!!!!

i bet we aint heard nothing yet!

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87.

IT IS WHAT IT IS!    



+++++++++++++++++++++++ OKAY STERNOIDS,

do we need to repeat anything here for ya? ' cause we just cant wait to oblige!!!!!

2505 days ago
88.

IT IS WHAT IT IS!    



by the time the courts decide that he defrauded anna and her children he wont be allowed to keep anything or represent dannielynn and more than likely he will be forced to make compensation for the damage he caused.

howard could end up OWING THE ESTATE OF ANNA NICOLE!!

2505 days ago
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LOL    

Hey lezah, you're so down on Virgie. Go read my post and answer it if you can.

2505 days ago
90.

Just Guessing    


I’ve said it before, but I guess for some it needs repeating. Just because somebody passes away does NOT mean they quit all previous court battles. The Supreme Court allowed this case to go on and it will.

“Last ditch effort” ?? HKS will remain executor for a LONG time. Nothing for VA via the USA. Which, by the way, now after a six month interval has jurisdiction of DL.

Big Moe, did NOT say what ‘drugs’ he meant.

Big Moe said Taz thought HKS was acting weird, Moe didn’t think that. Taz has only met HKS 2 times via her interview with Greta.

Big Moe ‘thinks’ there was something besides Vit B12 in needles. But has NO IDEA.

Posted at 9:33PM on Oct 18th 2007 by butterfly
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Butterfly hate to clip your wings bbuuuuuuuuuuuuttttt

The Marshall Estate will never pay Howard or Anna Nicole's Estate. Howard is just swimming I mean spinning.

Moe has already talked to the authorities. He will not release privileged information before he goes to court. The questions asked of Moe during the interview will not be the same ones a lawyer asks him in court. Expect much more detail when he tesitfies against Howard and Dr. Erosevich.

Howard will not remain executor of the will because he will be arrested.

Taz may have only met Howard twice but his actions and demeanor were obviously not normal. You don't need to know someone to know when they are nervous, behaving strangely and being dishonest. Afterall, I never met you but I can tell your flitty, airy and have a small cranial cavity.

And I'm not....

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