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Case No. 20-0074

Daniel Wayne Ockenfels
State of Iowa


Daniel Wayne Ockenfels


State of Iowa

Attorneys for Appellant

Nathan A. Olson

Attorneys for Appellee

Sharon K. Hall, Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Feb 17, 2021

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Coleman McAllister, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., and Vaitheswaran and Greer, JJ.  Opinion by Vaitheswaran, J.  (8 pages)

            Daniel Ockenfels appeals the district court’s denial of his postconviction-relief application contending his plea attorneys were ineffective in failing to inform him (A) of legal defenses to the burglary charge and (B) the knowledge element of forgery.  OPINION HOLDS: We affirm the denial of Ockenfels’ postconviction-relief application.

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