Michael Cohen, Donald Trump’s incarcerated former attorney, has convinced a judge to allow discovery in part of his lawsuit seeking more than $1 million in legal fees against the president’s real estate company.

Cohen sued earlier this year, seeking to make the Trump Organization cover the more than $3.8 million in legal fees and criminal penalties for which Cohen is liable. The Trump Organization said it made no open-ended commitment to pay Cohen’s legal bills, however, much less the money he was ordered to pay as part of his convictions for tax, election spending and perjury-type offenses.

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