Court Process Times Update

November 8, 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 November 6, 2017 the Vancouver Law Courts are currently processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: October 19

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders: 
     Manual: October 27
       E-filed: October 23

Spoken to Orders: October 26

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): November 3

Default Judgments: 
     Manual: October 26
      E-filed: October 25

Civil 
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): November 2

Family 
Desk Order Divorce: 
     Manual: October 25
      E-filed: November 2

Spoken to Orders: October 31

Consent Orders: 
     Manual: November 3
      E-filed: October 23

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: November 3

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): Novembe 3

New Westminster Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of November 6, 2017 the New Westminster Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below: 

Probate 
Applications: October 16

Resubmitted Applications: October 19

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders: 
     Manual: October 20
      E-filed: October 27

Spoken to Orders: October 20

Default Judgments (E-filed): November 3

Civil 
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): November 2

Family 
Desk Order Divorce: 

     Manual: October 5
      E-filed: October 27

Resubmitted Divorce Orders: October 10

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: October 27

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): November 3

Victoria Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of November 6, 2017 the Victoria Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: October 20

Chambers 
Orders: 

     Manual: October 20
      E-filed: October 24

Bankruptcy 
All: October 26

Family 
Adoption: October 11

Desk Order Divorce: 
     Manual: October 2
      E-filed: October 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].

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