Law Dictionary

co–maker

noun co–mak·er \ˈkō-ˌmā-kər\

Legal Definition of co–maker

  1. :  one of two or more persons who sign an instrument to indicate a promise to pay a financial obligation

Additional Notes on co–maker

Any co-maker may be sued for the entire amount of the indebtedness, although a co-maker who is forced to pay more than his or her share may seek contribution from the other co-makers.


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