Lawyers for Spain's Princess Cristina have lodged an appeal against a judge's decision to try her on charges of tax fraud.
Cristina, 49, was indicted Dec. 22 as part of a four-year investigation into her husband, Inaki Urdangarin, who faces charges ranging from money laundering to fraud.
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She is the first member of the Spanish royal family ordered to stand trial since the monarchy was restored in 1975.
A court in Palma de Mallorca said the appeal was lodged Friday. The trial, if held, is not expected to take place before late this year.
The indictment was seen as a blow to efforts by her brother King Felipe VI to purge the royal family of image problems after his scandal-plagued father abdicated six months ago.