Court Processing Times Update

August 1, 2017

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 31, 2017 the Vancouver Law Courts are currently processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate
Applications: July 26

Chambers
Consent Orders/Desk Orders:

Manual: July 20
E-filed: July 14

Spoken to Orders: July 20

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): July 28

Default Judgments:

Manual: July 20
E-filed: July 17

Civil
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): July 28

Family 
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: July 21
E-filed: July 21

Spoken to Orders: July 24

Consent Orders:

Manual: July 28
E-filed: July 14

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: July 28

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): July 28

New Westminster Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of July 31, 2017 the New Westminster Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate
Applications: July 20
Resubmitted Applications: July 21

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders:
Manual: July 28
E-filed: July 25

Spoken to Orders: July 28

Default Judgments (E-filed): July 28

Civil
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): July 28

Family
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: July 26
E-filed: July 26

Resubmitted Divorce Orders: June 25

Trial Scheduling 

E-filed Documents: July 28

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): July 28

Victoria Supreme Court Processing Times

Please be advised that as of July 31, 2017 the Victoria Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate
Applications: July 17

Chambers
Orders:
Manual: July 18
E-filed: July 13

Bankruptcy
All: June 22

Family 
Adoption: June 6

Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: June 1
E-filed: July 13

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]

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