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We at Stanley Hays wish all our clients a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We thank you for your business in 2017 and the previous 100 years.
Our office will close on Friday 22 December at 4pm. We will be open on Thursday 28 December from 9am to 1pm then closed until 9am on Tuesday 2 January.
Our office is open on Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm. If necessary an appointment outside these times can be arranged and Saturday morning appointments when necessary are now only by prior arrangement
Our firm was founded in 1916 and we are now celebrating 100 years of legal advice and assistance to clients in Heckmondwike, the Spen Valley and other parts. The firm has operated throughout that time from the same premises in the centre of the town but now without the gas lights and coal fires. We are committed to providing the same professional and affordable service in the future...
The properties for sale in our estate agency department are now advertised on a new property portal called On The Market. The portal has been launched as an alternative to the established portals to provide more choice and a slicker advert free browsing experience. Please try it and let us know what you think.
Our reception and estate agency department is managed by Sue Armitage. Sue joined Stanley Hays in November 2015, please contact her to arrange viewings and valuations on 01924 403809
Lexcel is a service quality mark only awarded to solicitors who meet high management standards, offer a high quality service and achieve high client care standards. We first attained the Lexcel standard in 2012 and we have recently passed our third annual independent audit with flying colours. This means that you can have confidence when you instruct Stanley Hays to look after your affairs. 
We have had an issue regarding the Contact Form on our website. We apologise to anybody who has not had a reply after getting in touch by using the contact form . The issue is now resolved.
Children will be given a greater voice in the family justice system so they can tell judges how they feel and what they think about the family disputes they are involved in.The government has made the commitment that from the age of 10, children and young people involved in all family court hearings in England and Wales will have access to judges to make their views and feelings known.

The announcement was made following calls from young peoples representative group, the Family Justice Young People’s Board, that for too long children have been pushed and pulled through the family justice system with little or no say on what happens to them.r update here...