This chapter discusses suretyship contracts in Estonian banking practice. Topics covered include commercial suretyships and consumer suretyships, suretyships and indebtedness of individuals and families, unfair suretyships of non-professional guarantors, laws for surety protection, impact on the guarantor's position of changes in the debtor-creditor relationship, the most effective means of protection for non-professional sureties, and proposals to improve the protection of non-professional sureties.
Keywords: Estonian banking; suretyships; debtors; creditors; guarantors; surety protection; consumer protection law; obligations and contracts; family law
Chapter. 15509 words.
Subjects: Comparative Law
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