Trump Entities Claim Rights To Billionaire's Mansion

Law360, New York (March 26, 2012, 3:13 PM EDT) -- Subsidiaries of real estate mogul Donald Trump and his son Eric made a play Friday for a 23,000-square-foot Virginia mansion that belonged to billionaire divorcee Patricia Kluge and her ex-husband, media titan John Kluge, asking a federal judge to undo a recent sale that saw the mansion go to Bank of America NA for $15.3 million.

Eric Trump's Virginia winery, which operates adjacent to the mansion as part of his father's empire, claims the sale violated Trump's right of first refusal to the mansion property, according to a cross-motion for declaratory judgment Trump Vineyard Estates LLC and another Trump unit, Trump...

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