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Court Processing Times Update

Please note that the court processing times listed below, as provided to us by the various registries, set out an approximate timeframe only. 

Documents being processed as of a certain date may not be ready for release by the registry on that date. While we strive to provide the most up to date information possible, we cannot guarantee its accuracy and the dates may change without notice to us.

Where unspecified, the dates listed are for documents submitted manually for processing (as opposed to e-filed through Court Services Online).

Vancouver Law Courts Processing Times

Please be advised that as of February 26, 2018 the Vancouver Law Courts are currently processing documents for the dates listed below:
Probate Applications: February 1
Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders: 
     Manual: January 28
        E-filed: January 22
Spoken to Orders: January 28
Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): February 23
Default Judgments:
Manual: January 28
E-filed: January 11
Civil Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): February 23
Family 
Desk Order Divorce: 
     Manual: February 15
      E-filed: February 22
Spoken to Orders: February 22
Consent Orders: February 23
Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: February 23
Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): February 23

New Westminster Supreme Court Processing Times

Please be advised that as of February 26, 2018 the New Westminster Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below: 
Probate Applications: January 16
Resubmitted Applications: February 5
Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders: 
     Manual: February 8
     E-filed: January 30
Spoken to Orders: February 8
Default Judgments (E-filed): January 31
Civil Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): February 23
Family Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: January 16
E-filed: February 2
Resubmitted Divorce Orders: February 5
Trial Scheduling E-filed Documents: February 15
Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): February 23

Victoria Supreme Court Processing Times

Please be advised that as of February 26, 2018 the Victoria Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:
Probate Applications: January 30
Chambers Orders:
Manual: January 16
E-filed: January 15
Bankruptcy All: February 7
Family 
Adoption: January 17
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: January 3
E-filed: January 17
If you have any questions or concerns regarding these processing times, please contact Dye & Durham’s Court Registry Support Services team at 604-257-1854 or [email protected].