The estate also argued that the woman's filing didn't comply with Alabama law, according to the Supreme Court, and the order shouldn't be enforced. A Montgomery County court threw out Roginski's claim a year ago, prompting the appeal.
Jackson had three other children, court records show.
Jackson was hired as quarterbacks coach for Tennessee State University in 2019 after a 10-year NFL career with the Seattle Seahawks, Buffalo Bills and the Vikings. A Chevrolet Camaro driven by Jackson ran off a road and struck a tree on April 12, 2020, fatally injuring him. Authorities said excessive speed contributed to the crash.