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Is the co-debtor of a vehicle responsible for the loan that was included in a chapter 13 after the primary borrower dies?

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I believe there is a statute of limitations that says the creditor can continue to attempt collection for seven to ten years depending on what state you are in. * The SOL for debts is established by state law, therefore it will differ according to the state and to the type of debt. Secured debts are not discharged in any bankruptcy. A chapter 13 is not a liquidation BK therefore the vehicle would have to be reaffirmed with the lender or the lender could begin procedure for repossession or recovery of the debt owed. In this case the cosigner/co-debtor becomes responsible for the debt and rest assured he or she will be contacted by the lender either concerning repossession of the vehicle and if necessary a lawsuit to recover monies owed.

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