Another Example Why Alarm Companies Get a Bad Rep - Cancellations

As a point of law, this may be perfectly legal. In terms of ethics or customer service, it is awful and incents customers to switch to DIY or non traditional providers.

Alarm attorney Kirschenbaum tells an alarm company that if a customer cancels, they can discontinue providing monitoring but still charge them until the end of their term, e.g. "You need to be clear that it was the subscriber who canceled and that you have advised the subscriber that there is an outstanding contract and that the subscriber is responsible for the payments pursuant to the contract terms."

How many customers after being forced to pay for months of getting nothing are going to be excited about getting alarm monitoring in the future?

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