Skip to main content
Iowa Judicial Branch
Main Content

Case No. 20-1179

For summaries from opinions prior to August, 2018, view PDF versions here

Michelle Lynn Kehoe
v.
State of Iowa

Appellant

Michelle Lynn Kehoe

Appellee

State of Iowa

Attorneys for Appellant

Gary Dickey

Attorneys for Appellee

Darrel Mullins and Andrew Prosser, Assistant Attorneys General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
20-1179
Date Published:
Mar 30, 2022
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Buchanan County, David P. Odekirk, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by May, P.J., Ahlers, J., and Mullins, S.J.  Opinion by Ahlers, J.  (6 pages)

            Michelle Kehoe appeals from the district court order granting the State’s motion for summary disposition and dismissing her application for postconviction relief (PCR).  OPINION HOLDS: Even if we apply the relation-back framework to Kehoe’s successive PCR application, Kehoe’s PCR application was not filed promptly after the conclusion of her first PCR action.  Therefore, we affirm the denial of the application.

© 2022 Iowa Judicial Branch. All Rights Reserved.