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Forget about Super Tuesday. For Trump, it’s going to be March Madness in court.

Several of Trump’s legal problems are set to come to a head this month, just as the presidential race is set to kick into gear Who has time to run for office?

Just as the presidential campaign is set to kick into high gear with the so-called Super Tuesday primaries this week, Donald Trump finds himself mired down in a perfect storm of legal problems.

In March, the first of four criminal trials Trump faces is set to begin. He also must resolve the looming question of securing the more than half a billion dollars in bonds he needs in order to appeal two crushing civil cases he lost earlier this year.

Trump’s legal travails have done little so far in denting his chances at being nominated for a third straight time to run as the Republican candidate for president — he has so far sailed through all the early primaries and is expected to cruise through the 16 primary states that vote on Tuesday.

But his battles in court this month are likely to be much more contentious and could put him a precarious position, at least financially. Instead of focusing on the campaign trail, Trump has spent increasing amounts of time huddled with lawyers. He has also been reallocating an inordinate share of campaign donations to pay for his legal defense.

For Trump it will be March Madness in the courts as he attempt to deal with all the issues stemming from his legal challenges.

The bills are coming due Perhaps Trump’s most pressing legal problem is actually a financial one. By the end of March, the real-estate tycoon and former reality-TV host must figure out how to post two enormous bonds worth over a half-billion dollars in order to pursue appeals in two civil cases lost in recent months.

In mid-February, Trump and his eldest sons were found liable in Manhattan for lying about the value of the family’s real-estate assets for years in order to get favorable rates from lenders in a case brought by New York Attorney General Letitia James. The trial judge in the case ordered Trump to pay $454 million in penalties and barred him from having any involvement in the company for three years, placing the business under the guidance of a court-appointed monitor. The Trump Organization was also blocked from borrowing money from any financial institution registered in New York state. 

Trump has claimed that the case and the verdict are politically motivated. 

That verdict came on the tail of Trump’s loss in a defamation case brought by writer E. Jean Carroll, who had accused the former president of raping her in a department-store dressing room in the 1990s. In that case, Trump was ordered to pay Carroll, a former magazine columnist, $83.3 million in damages. Trump denied raping Carroll and says the defamation case and verdict, too, are politically motivated.