(NEWSnet/AP) – The preparations for a felony criminal sentencing routinely include a probation department interview; and Donald Trump is scheduled for that meeting Monday, according to sources familiar with the plan.

Trump will participate in the interview via a computer video conference from his residence at the Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Florida, the sources told The Associated Press. They spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren’t authorized to disclose the plans publicly.

One of Trump’s lawyers, Todd Blanche, will be present for the interview when it takes place.

People convicted of crimes in New York usually meet with probation officials without their lawyers, but the judge in Trump’s case had said in a letter Friday that he would allow Blanche’s presence.

Trump was convicted in state court May 30 on 34 counts of falsifying business records after a jury heard several weeks of testimony.

Judge Juan M. Merchan has scheduled the sentencing hearing for July 11.

A probation department interview is among the steps routinely taking place before a sentencing hearing takes place. The research into a defendant’s personal history, criminal record, employment and other details will be presented to the judge, and potentially help direct the punishment within the specified range for the given charges.

The former president is making another run for the White House and is currently the leading candidate for the Republican Party, which will open its national convention July 15.

Trump has insisted he is innocent of any crime and that the criminal case was brought to hurt his chances to win the November election.

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