Howard will take Anna's prized possesion, her dog, Sugar-Pie.
Howard fought in court for Anna to be buried in the Bahamas, beside her son Daniel. Anna purchased a plot for each of them, next to each other, Howard included.
Howard was named the executor of Anna's estate in 2001, and all of her possessions were to be passed on to her son Daniel. Since Daniel had passed away, Howard is next in line for her will.
Howard has been accused of providing Methadone, Dilaudid, and Valium to Anna while she was supposed to be detoxifying her body in a hospital in her 5th month of pregnancy.
Howard has denied all allegations that he was involved in Daniel's death. He was accused of providing precription drugs for him to take.
Howard appeared alongside Anna in the 2007 movie Wasabi Tuna, dressed in drag.
Howard claims that he and Anna had decided that it would be in their best interest if they kept their romantic relationship a secret, due to their client/lawyer contract.
Howard claimed to be the father of Dannielynn Hope, Anna's daughter on September 26, 2006 in an interview with Larry King on CNN. It is his name that is listed on her birth certificate.
Howard and Anna shared a 'Commitment Ceremony' in the Bahamas on September 28, 2007. They exchanged vows in an informal ceremony as well as rings on a boat near Nassau, it was not a legally binding marriage.
Howard always wanted a career in law, from the time he was young, he held mock-trials with his friends.
Howard's family is very protective of him, and defend him against the allgations that are swirling around him now, that he was a svengali. He cites that he leaned on them for financial support as well as on Anna.
Howard was with Anna Nicole when her son Daniel Wayne Smith died in a hospital in Nassau, Bahamas. Howard was with Anna when she gave birth to her first daughter, and later picked up Daniel from the airport to visit at the hospital. Daniel died that night, Howard and Anna both tried to revive him with CPR.
Howard and Anna maintained a close relationship throughout their reality show run, but fought like brother and sister.
Howard has always maintained an apartment of his own, in Santa Monica, California. Anna paid the $950.00 rent monthly, and it was from the apartment that he ran 'Hot Smoochie Lips, Inc'. The business was a talent agency, with only one client, Anna Nicole.
Howard first met Anna when his law firm handled her modeling contracts in the mid 1990s. He presented her direct examination at the trial where she fought for the fortune of her late husband, J. Howard Marshall, his law firm was later dissolved, and he began to co-star on her E! network reality show with her.
Howard's only client from 1995-present was Anna Nicole, he never charged her for his services, and in turn, she took care of all of his financial needs.
Howard graduated from the University of California, Berkeley and received his Juris Doctor from the University of California, Los Angeles. He was admitted to the State Bar of California in 1994.
Howard is best known as the lawyer/assistant/confidante of former Playboy Playmate and reality television star, Anna Nicole Smith.
Howard: It hurts, all of these accusations that are being thrown around. I was there for Anna through thick and thin, and I will continue to fight for what she would have wanted. I know her. I spent all day, everyday with her. These people that know anything about her, know, that she didn't have anyone or thing hanging around that she was bothered by.
Howard: There wasn't anything that I would not have done for Anna. If that means that I exercised poor judgement to meet her needs and expectations, then I assume I am guilty as charged.
Howard: I am in no way taking advantage of Anna Nicole's death. In fact, I am absolutely devastated, she was my everything. Now, my everything is nothing, and I don't know how to cope with it.