If my fiance filed for bankrupty and was discharged but I was co-signer of one of the debts, what i my liability?

This debt was discharged but I received a bill for the full amount. Do I have to repay all of it?

Asked on August 13, 2012 under Bankruptcy Law, California


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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

With respect to the joint debt of you and your fiance' that you signed upon her successful bankruptcy discharge eliminates all obligations that she may have on it. However, since you co-signed on the debt, you are  still resposible for it in full.

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