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Ken Kirschenbaum, SSI Contributor

Security Sales & Integration’s “Legal Briefing” columnist Ken Kirschenbaum has been a recognized counsel to the alarm industry for 35 years and is principal of Kirschenbaum & Kirschenbaum, P.C. His team of attorneys, which includes daughter Jennifer, specialize in transactional, defense litigation, regulatory compliance and collection matters.

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Ken Kirschenbaum's Latest Opinion Posts

Read: Thinking of Selling Your Business? Contemplate These Things First

Thinking of Selling Your Business? Contemplate These Things First

Whether it’s time for retirement or just a new adventure, make sure to weigh your nest egg and potential net proceeds. Here’s how.

Read: Don’t Get Sued: The Importance of Proper Employee Agreements

Don’t Get Sued: The Importance of Proper Employee Agreements

Legal expert Ken Kirschenbaum shares a recent ADT lawsuit to shed light on the importance of proper employment agreements and arbitration clauses.

Read: Don’t Shortchange Your Customers When It Comes to Tech Choices, Central Station Selection

Don’t Shortchange Your Customers When It Comes to Tech Choices, Central Station Selection

Legal expert Ken Kirschenbaum explains why you you need to be sure that you are responsibly performing your services.

Read: Warning: Posting Surveillance Signage Does Not Constitute Consent

Warning: Posting Surveillance Signage Does Not Constitute Consent

Legal expert Ken Kirschenbaum explains why you should do yourself a favor and stay away from deploying surveillance signage.

Read: Why Alarm Companies Should Leave Monitoring to Central Stations

Why Alarm Companies Should Leave Monitoring to Central Stations

Alarm companies can reduce liability and exposure by deferring alarm responsibility to the monitoring pros.

Ken Kirschenbaum's Latest Posts

Read: Make Sure You’re Limiting Cyber Liabilities by Doing This

Make Sure You’re Limiting Cyber Liabilities by Doing This

There’s eventually going to come a day when customers won’t do business with you unless you take proper cyber-precautions.

Read: Beware This Mistake When Sitting on Defaulted Subscriber Contracts

Beware This Mistake When Sitting on Defaulted Subscriber Contracts

Be aware of time limit provisions on commencing action, and don’t wait to collect from defaulted subscribers. Otherwise, you may end up out of luck.

Read: Could a Monitoring Provider Be Sued for Sending a Subscriber to a Crime Scene?

Could a Monitoring Provider Be Sued for Sending a Subscriber to a Crime Scene?

A man in Tennessee was robbed after ADT told him to report to the scene of a burglary at his store and wait for police. Would you do the same?

Read: Don’t Let This Marketing Tactic Dissuade You From Offering DIY Security Products

Don’t Let This Marketing Tactic Dissuade You From Offering DIY Security Products

Certain DIY security companies such as SimpliSafe claim to protect homes with no contracts. However, that is not entirely accurate.

Read: How to Deal With Debts During Company Sales

How to Deal With Debts During Company Sales

Legal expert Ken Kirschenbaum explains the importance of carefully drafting buy-sell agreements to ensure every contingency is covered.

Read: How to Ensure Noncompete Pacts Are Nonissues

How to Ensure Noncompete Pacts Are Nonissues

Legal expert Ken Kirschenbaum offers some considerations you can and cannot address in a noncompete clause.

Read: Make Sure You Address These 4 Areas When Selling Alarm Accounts

Make Sure You Address These 4 Areas When Selling Alarm Accounts

Legal expert Ken Kirschenbaum explains the importance of having bargaining strength, customary terms and more to assess as a seller.

Read: Nondisclosure and Noncompete Policies: What You Need to Know

Nondisclosure and Noncompete Policies: What You Need to Know

Legal expert Ken Kirschenbaum offers tips to help you traverse the tricky area of nondisclosure and noncompete policies.

Read: Alarm Customers Not Making Timely Payments? Here’s How It Hurts You

Alarm Customers Not Making Timely Payments? Here’s How It Hurts You

Whether you’re up for sale or not, it is important to start shoring up your base of qualified accounts, says legal expert Ken Kirschenbaum.

Read: What You Can and Can’t Do When Raising Alarm Monitoring Rates

What You Can and Can’t Do When Raising Alarm Monitoring Rates

Legal expert Ken Kirschenbaum explains how to raise monitored account rates the right way.

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