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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 27, 2017 the Vancouver Law Courts are currently processing documents for the dates listed below:
Probate 
Applications: November 22
Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders:
Manual: January 30
E-filed: January 30
Spoken to Orders: January 30
Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): February 24
Default Judgments:
Manual: January 31
E-filed: January 31
Civil 
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): February 24
Family 
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: January 16
E-filed: January 27
Spoken to Orders: February 23
Consent Orders:
Manual: February 24
E-filed: January 23
Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: February 8
Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): February 24
New Westminster Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of February 27, 2017 the New Westminster Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:
Probate 
Applications: January 25
Resubmitted Applications: January 31
Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders:
Manual: February 16
E-filed: January 9
Spoken to Orders: January 10
Default Judgments (E-filed): January 9
Civil 
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): February 24
Family 
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: November 16
E-filed: January 9
Resubmitted Divorce Orders: February 14
Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: February 9
Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): February 24
Victoria Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of February 27, 2017 the Victoria Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:
Probate 
Applications: January 23
Chambers 
Orders:
Manual: February 14
E-filed: February 8
Bankruptcy 
All: February 7
Family 
Adoption: January 17
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: January 9
E-filed: February 16
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].