Decide says civil trial over Trump’s actual property boasts might final three months

NEW YORK (AP) — An upcoming civil trial over allegations that former president Donald Trump lied about his wealth might final so long as three months, in keeping with a schedule laid out Friday by the decide listening to the case.

Opening arguments are anticipated Oct. 2 within the trial over a lawsuit filed in opposition to Trump and his household enterprise by New York Legal professional Normal Letitia James. Within the swimsuit, James has stated Trump deceived lenders, potential enterprise associates and others by chronically exaggerating the worth of his actual property holdings.

The trial is predicted to function in depth quantities of skilled testimony over how a lot Trump holdings, like his golf programs and skyscrapers, have been truly price. Decide Arthur Engoron, in an order filed Friday, stated the trial ought to finish by Dec. 22, although he added that the attorneys dealing with the case might ask for added time if vital.