Q: if my friend is in a Navajo Nation jail for missing a court date for housing eviction, why is his bail $1100.00?
Also, why were they only given 3 days to move out of the house when the notice was handed to them, while the notice said 5 days?
A: Without more details and this may be speculative, the bail may be based on a dollar amount that the landlord is trying to recover from past rent.
They may have been served with notice by mail, but was handed a copy later. Again, I don't have exactly enough information.
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