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Q: If cosigner files bankruptcy on car does it wipe out primary signer obligations?
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What are the rights of a cosigner when the primary filed bankruptcy then didnt pay the bankruptcy so the bankruptcy was dismissed?

As a cosigner, you are not at all protected if the primary signer files for bankruptcy. In many cases, filing for bankruptcy relieves the primary signer on the loan from his obligations towards the loan, at which point the lender will turn to the cosigner for payment. You'll either have to pay the loan or file for your own bankruptcy (if necessary).Unfortunately, you're stuck with the loan regardless of whether or not the primary signer successfully completes his bankruptcy filling. You may want to contact a bankruptcy lawyer for some additional advice or assistance.

If a cosigner files for bankruptcy does it put the primary signer under bankruptcy too?

No, the primary signer is still liable. But if a loan is not dischargeable, such as a student loan (actually is is extremely hard to discharge), both the primary and co-signer will STILL be liable after the bankruptcy

What are the requirements of an auto cosigner in Indiana?

An auto cosigner, in the state of Indiana, has to meet all of the requirements of the contract. In most cases the cosigner has the same obligations as the primary signer.

If one files bankruptcy and has a co-signer will if affect their credit rating?

If the account the cosigner is on is included in the bankruptcy it will appear on their credit report. In most cases the cosigner will not be relieved of the debt when the primary holder files for bankruptcy. The creditor(s) can then pursue the cosigner for the collection of money owed.

Will a bank repossess a car from co signer if primary goes bankrupt?

Only if the primary has said s/he will surrender the property in the bankruptcy and/or if the cosigner does not make the payments due.

Auto Co-signer files bankruptcy does primary have to keep the loan?

The loan becomes at worst like a single-signer loan. You are free to refinance or pay it off. Which you were, anyway. The only entity affected by the bankruptcy of a cosigner on a loan is the lender.

Does the primary signer have to be present for the cosigner to get off of a loan?


What if the primary borrower files bankruptcy is the cosigner still responsible for making payments on the vehicle Can the co-signer take their name off the vehicle?

A Co-signer is always responsible for the item unless the primary borrower refinances and removes the co-signer. Unfortunately if the primary borrower filed bankrupcy it doesn't seem likely they will be able to refinance. Yes. Cosigner means that if for ANY reason the main borrower cannot pay, cosigner will be responsible to pay.

If the primary on the loan defaults on the loan and has claimed bankruptcy and the co-signer has not does the lender have the right to reposses the car without giving the cosigner a chance to pay?

No, unless the co-signer was also part of the bankruptcy process. If not, then no the co-signer would have to be responsible for this debt. Wanda Improve Credit, LLC

Can the Bank go after the cosigner for a balance that was settled with them before a bankruptcy?

yes, unless the co-signer claims bankruptcy

What if primary signer files bankruptcy?

The co-signer would then be liable.

How can a co-signer file bankruptcy on an unpaid vehicle without interfering the credit of the primary signer?

By listing the creditor on the bankruptcy schedules.