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Case No. 20-0225

State of Iowa
Lance Lavern McIver


State of Iowa


Lance Lavern McIver

Attorney for the Appellee

Thomas J. Ogden, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

John C. Heinicke

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Feb 17, 2021

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Jasper County, Steven J. Holwerda, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Doyle, P.J., and Tabor and Ahlers, JJ.  Opinion by Tabor, J.  (4 pages)

            Lance McIver appeals his prison sentence resulting from pleading guilty to domestic-abuse assault and going armed with intent.  McIver seeks to have his prison term vacated and replaced with a probationary sentence.  McIver claims that his prison sentence was an abuse of discretion.  OPINION HOLDS: The court articulates several factors that it considered in reaching its sentencing decision.  We find no abuse of discretion.  Thus, we affirm the sentence imposed.

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