Joint Obligation

Joint Obligation in Europe

Definition of Joint Obligation

A bond or covenant or other liability entered into by two or more persons jointly, so that all must sue or be sued upon it together. The discharge of or obtaining judgment against one joint obligor releases all the joint obligors. But one joint obligor who pays a joint debt is entitled to contribution from the others

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Joint Obligation (in European Private Law)

In this context, this may be a concept of the term: An obligation owed by two or more debtors is a “joint obligation” when all the debtors are bound to render the performance together and the creditor may require it only from all of them.

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