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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 April 16, 2018 the Vancouver Law Courts are currently processing documents for the dates listed below:
Probate Applications: March 8
Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders:
Manual: March 19
E-filed: March 12
Spoken to Orders: March 19
Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): April 13
Default Judgments:
Manual: March 19
E-filed: March 13
Civil Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): April 10
Family 
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: April 6
E-filed: April 11
Spoken to Orders: April 9
Consent Orders: April 13
Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: April 6
Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): April 13

New Westminster Supreme Court Processing Times

Please be advised that as of April 16, 2018 the New Westminster Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:
Probate Applications: February 26
Resubmitted Applications: March 3
Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders:
Manual: April 5
E-filed: April 3
Spoken to Orders: April 6
Default Judgments (E-filed): April 4
Civil Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): April 10
Family Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: March 12
E-filed: April 3
Resubmitted Divorce Orders: April 4
Trial Scheduling E-filed Documents: April 3
Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): April 13

Victoria Supreme Court Processing Times

Please be advised that as of April 16, 2018 the Victoria Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:
Probate Applications: February 27
Chambers Orders:
Manual: April 6
E-filed: April 9
Bankruptcy All: March 21
Family 
Adoption: March 14
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: March 5
E-filed: April 10
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].