Alarm Contracts

Read: Exploring the Extent of Protective Provisions

Exploring the Extent of Protective Provisions

A properly drafted alarm contract will insulate an alarm company from any liability, and on the off chance that liability is found, limit the extent of damages to a nominal sum.

Read: How DIY Security Dealers Defend Themselves

How DIY Security Dealers Defend Themselves

You may assume that DIY security companies are more likely to face liability losses. Legal expert Ken Kirschenbaum explains why that’s not true.

Read: Deciphering New Ownership and Commercial Contract Obligations

Deciphering New Ownership and Commercial Contract Obligations

The alarm industry may think it invented RMR and automatic renewal, but contract disputes are common. Indulge this story involving the linen industry.

Read: What Do You Do When a Customer Questions Your Alarm Contract?

What Do You Do When a Customer Questions Your Alarm Contract?

The alarm contract contains various provisions that acting together shift the risk for liability to the customer, not the alarm company.

Read: Legal Issues You Must Address Before Entering the DIY Market

Legal Issues You Must Address Before Entering the DIY Market

SSI Industry Hall of Famer and renowned attorney Ken Kirschenbaum explains how dealers can get involved in the growing DIY market without exposing their business to additional liabilities.

Read: Annual Auto-Renewal Clause May Become a Thing of Past in California

Annual Auto-Renewal Clause May Become a Thing of Past in California

A new bill would make all monitoring agreements with annual auto-renewal clauses revert to just month-to-month renewals upon expiration of initial term. Requires renewal clauses to be more conspicuous in contracts.

Read: Why Security Dealers Shouldn’t ‘Hide’ Commercial Accounts in Residential Contracts

Why Security Dealers Shouldn’t ‘Hide’ Commercial Accounts in Residential Contracts

An alarm inspector with the Phoenix Police department warns security dealers of dangers and potential illegalities of ‘hiding’ business accounts in residential alarm monitoring agreements.

Read: A New Twist on Automatic Renewal Provisions

A New Twist on Automatic Renewal Provisions

New details to consider on the topic of automatic renewal provisions.

Read: Properties of Security Alarm Equipment Ownership

Properties of Security Alarm Equipment Ownership

Security Sales & Integration’s ‘Legal Briefing’ columnist Ken Kirschenbaum discusses how security systems integrators can classify alarm equipment for tax purposes.

Read: Family Claims AlarmForce’s Negligence Led to Home Burglary

Family Claims AlarmForce’s Negligence Led to Home Burglary

AlarmForce operators received 10 alarms from three different sensors before calling police, a Canadian family claims.

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