The unexpected death of Anna Nicole Smith yesterday brought many people to reflect on her impact in our society. Surely no one could dispute that Smith quite often made headlines, especially those involving the role of the law in her life. From her claim to her late husband’s estate, to the issues surrounding the paternity of her newborn child, Smith seemed to be swamped in litigation until the very end.
Despite her involvement in modeling, acting, and entertainment, the legacy Smith leaves behind might be best described as litigious than anything else. Click on this link to read CourtTV’s summary of the legal issues that survive Smith’s death.
Anna Nicole Smith will undoubtedly continue to make headlines in the years to come as these cases make their way to finality.