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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 May 28, 2018 the Vancouver Law Courts are currently processing documents for the dates listed below:
Probate Applications: April 19
Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders: 
     Manual: May 1
     E-filed: April 17
Spoken to Orders: May 1
Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): May 25
Default Judgments:
Manual: May 1
E-filed: April 17
Civil Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): May 25
Family 
Desk Order Divorce: 
     Manual: May 1
      E-filed: May 11
Spoken to Orders: May 16
Consent Orders: May 18
Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: April 24
Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): May 25

New Westminster Supreme Court Processing Times

Please be advised that as of May 28, 2018 the New Westminster Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below: 
Probate Applications: April 12
Resubmitted Applications: April 16
Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders: 
     Manual: April 27
     E-filed: May 3
Spoken to Orders: May 1
Default Judgments (E-filed): May 2
Civil Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): May 28
Family Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: March 15
E-filed: April 23
Resubmitted Divorce Orders: May 3
Trial Scheduling E-filed Documents: May 24
Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): May 25

Victoria Supreme Court Processing Times

Please be advised that as of May 28, 2018 the Victoria Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:
Probate Applications: April 20
Chambers Orders:
Manual: May 25
E-filed: May 23
Bankruptcy All: May 24
Family 
Adoption: May 3
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: May 24
E-filed: May 24
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]