NEW YORK -- Donald Trump has a few more weeks before his alleged relationship with model Marla Maples could come under the spotlight in court.
Trump had been scheduled to appear in court Monday for a hearing on a complaint filed by the developer's estranged wife, Ivana, but his lawyers reported the Manhattan state Supreme Court judge in the case had agreed to an indefinite postponement.
Trump's lawyers said no new date had been set and they were still preparing their case. They said the next court date probably would be in the autumn.
Justice Phyllis Gangel-Jacobs recently ruled the real estate mogul could be questioned by Ivana's attorneys about Maples.
The judge even said there were possible Trump 'concealments' -- or hidden assets -- that should be considered at trial.
Ivana Trump brought her husband to court over an agreement they signed on Christmas Eve 1987 that would award her $25 million and certain properties should the couple separate.
Ivana's lawyers say she is entitled to a larger share of her husband's fortune, even though Trump's attorney, Jay Goldberg, calls the agreement rock solid.
Ivana Trump's attorney, Michael Kennedy, claims the deal was fraudulently obtained.
The lawyer said the document was obtained by Trump as he pledged his love under false pretenses -- while he was dating Maples on the side.
Kennedy said that if his client knew of any extramarital affair she would not have signed the agreement.
Since the couple's separation earlier this year, Trump's fortunes have taken a few turns for the worse, as he failed to meet a deadline to make interest payments on bonds that financed one of his New Jersey casinos.
The New Jersey Casino Control Commission said it will rule Tuesday on Trump's plan plan to meet interest payments on more than $1 billion of his debt with a $65 million emergency loan.
If the plan is rejected he would have to surrender his interest in his three casinos and, according to his attorneys, be forced into bankruptcy.
He previously made a deal with 70 banks to handle delayed debt deadlines to help him through his cash flow crunch, which hit just prior to the unveiling of his latest prize, the Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City.