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I signed a 5 year contract for a home security system and

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I signed a 5 year contract for a home security system and can no longer afford it... I was reading it and noticed it said I may cancel within 3 business days of the effective date .. But I notice there was no effective date and also there was no date period on my contract! So I sent a letter stating I wanted to cancel now the company said I can't and I would owe the rest of the contract $2,000 or more..
Is that right, shouldn't I be able to cancel? They did not fill out there paperwork right.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Consumer Protection Law
Expert:  Maverick replied 11 months ago.

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Expert:  Maverick replied 11 months ago.

I wish things were that simple. If you have received any service at all under this contract and they can prove the date that it started or if you have made even 1 payment, then the effective date can be filled in by the judge using circumstantial evidence.

I know this is not the answer you wanted to hear, but I am assuming that you are wanting a professional and honest answer.

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