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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 July 3, 2018 the Vancouver Law Courts are currently processing documents for the dates listed below:
Probate Applications: May 22
Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders: 
     Manual: May 18
     E-filed: May 24
Spoken to Orders: May 22
Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): June 29
Default Judgments:
Manual: May 23
E-filed: May 24
Civil Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): June 28
Family 
Desk Order Divorce: 
     Manual: May 10
      E-filed: June 5
Spoken to Orders: June 18
Consent Orders: June 28
Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: June 28
Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): June 29

New Westminster Supreme Court Processing Times

Please be advised that as of July 3, 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: June 12
Spoken to Orders: May 15
Default Judgments (E-filed): June 12
Civil Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): June 29
Family Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: March 19
E-filed: June 5
Resubmitted Divorce Orders: May 2
Trial Scheduling E-filed Documents: June 20
Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): June 2

Victoria Supreme Court Processing Times

Please be advised that as of July 3, 2018 the Victoria Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:
Probate Applications: May 7
Chambers Orders:
Manual: June 20
E-filed: June 27
Bankruptcy All: June 20
Family 
Adoption: May 17
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: May 25
E-filed: June 27
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].