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The Creditor has the Option to Recover the Debt from the Guarantor or the Heirs

My father borrowed a sum of money from my mother, and I told her: If my father does not repay you, I will pay on his behalf. After years, my father passed away, and now my mother demands repayment of the amount. Should I pay off the debt on behalf of my father, or are the heirs responsible for repaying it, knowing that the estate has been divided among all the heirs?

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