Timeline: Key legal and electoral dates for Donald Trump

Yahoo News' comprehensive timeline of the often-overlapping election and court dates.

Republican presidential candidate and former President Donald Trump appears in State Supreme Court in New York on Monday morning, April 15, 2024, for the first day of his trial on charges of falsifying business records. (Jefferson Siegel/Pool via AP)

Donald Trump appeared in a Manhattan courtroom Monday for the start of his hush money trial. He is the first former U.S. president to be indicted and criminally charged.

Trump — the GOP’s presumptive nominee for president — faces four criminal cases altogether.

In order to make sense of the often-overlapping election and court dates, we’ve put together a comprehensive timeline that is constantly being updated:

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Cover thumbnail photo: Mary Altaffer/Pool via AP