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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 June 11, 2018 the Vancouver Law Courts are currently processing documents for the dates listed below:
Probate Applications: May 1
Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders: 
     Manual: May 4
     E-filed: May 3
Spoken to Orders: May 4
Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): June 8
Default Judgments: 
     Manual: May 4
     E-filed: May 3
Civil Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): June 8
Family 
Desk Order Divorce: 
     Manual: May 3
      E-filed: May 17
Spoken to Orders: May 24
Consent Orders: May 24
Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: June 8
Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): June 8

New Westminster Supreme Court Processing Times

Please be advised that as of June 11, 2018 the New Westminster Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below: 
Probate Applications: March 29
Resubmitted Applications: May 2
Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders: 
     Manual: May 29
     E-filed: May 17
Spoken to Orders: May 15
Default Judgments (E-filed): May 17
Civil Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): June 8
Family Desk Order Divorce: 
     Manual: March 19
     E-filed: May 8
Resubmitted Divorce Orders: May 2
Trial Scheduling E-filed Documents: June 7
Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): June 8 

Victoria Supreme Court Processing Times

Please be advised that as of June 11, 2018 the Victoria Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:
Probate Applications: April 23
Chambers Orders: 
     Manual: June 1
E-filed: May 29
Bankruptcy All: June 6
Family 
Adoption: May 17
Desk Order Divorce: 
     Manual: May 15
      E-filed: June 4
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].