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Case No. 20-1698

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Zachary Szuminski
v.
State of Iowa

Appellant

Zachary Szuminski

Appellee

State of Iowa

Attorneys for Appellant

Peter Ickes

Attorneys for Appellee

Thomas J. Ogden, Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
20-1698
Date Published:
Mar 02, 2022
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Scott County, Mark D. Cleve, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Mullins, P.J., and May and Ahlers, JJ.  Opinion by Ahlers, J.  (7 pages)

            Zach Szuminski appeals the denial of his application for postconviction relief.  OPINION HOLDS: Szuminski failed to prove the prejudice necessary to find his trial counsel ineffective, as he failed to prove he would have insisted on going to trial if he had been correctly informed of the duration of his sex offender registration obligation.

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