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Case No. 18-0437

State of Iowa
Kenneth Edward Petty

Kenneth Petty appeals from his convictions for lascivious acts with a child and sexual exploitation of a minor. Petty argues the district court erred (1) in denying his motion in arrest of judgment because he was not fully informed of the consequences of his guilty plea, (2) and denied Petty the right to counsel by failing to thoroughly inquire into the breakdown in the attorney-client relationship, (3) in failing to determine his reasonable ability to pay the costs of legal representation and court costs, and (4) when it entered an illegal sentence imposing the sexual abuse victim surcharge.

Trial Court Case No.:
FECR152038, FECR152039


State of Iowa


Kenneth Edward Petty

Attorney for the Appellee

Katie Krickbaum

Attorney for the Appellant

Martha Lucey

Supreme Court

Oral Argument Schedule


Jan 23, 2019 9:00 AM


Supreme Court Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Mar 22, 2019
Date Amended:
Jun 05, 2019

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