co-maker

noun
co-mak·​er | \ ˈkō-ˌmā-kər\

Legal Definition of co-maker

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

Note: 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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