03/03/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Anna Nicole Judge Meets Dannielynn, Calls Birkhead A "Great Father"

Judge Larry Seidlin, the Broward County, Fla., Circuit Court jurist who weepily presided over the battle pitting Howard K. Stern and Larry Birkhead against Anna Nicole Smith's mother, Virgie Arthur, for custody of Smith's remains, met Smith's 2-year-old daughter, Dannielynn, for the first time Friday when she and her dad surprised him during a visit to Larry King Live.

"She's a beautiful little girl and I'm glad everything is working out," Seidlin told E! News about being approached by Birkhead on the CNN talk show's set. "Larry is a great father."

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