Court Processing Times Update

March 9, 2017

Court Processing Times Update

Dear Valued Client,

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

Probate 
Applications: December 8

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders: 
     Manual: February 6
     E-filed: February 6

Spoken to Orders: February 6

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

Default Judgments: 
     Manual: February 7
     E-filed: February 6

Civil 
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): March 3

Family 
Desk Order Divorce: 
     Manual: January 16
     E-filed: February 1

Spoken to Orders: February 23

Consent Orders: 
     Manual: March 2
     E-filed: January 6

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: March 3

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

New Westminster Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of March 6, 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 24

Spoken to Orders: February 10

Default Judgments (E-filed): February 3

Civil 
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): March 3

Family 
Desk Order Divorce: 

     Manual: November 16
     E-filed: January 24

Resubmitted Divorce Orders: February 14

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: March 3

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

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

Probate 
Applications: February 2

Chambers 
Orders: 

     Manual: February 16
E-filed: February 8

Bankruptcy 
All: March 1

Family 
Adoption: February 8

Desk Order Divorce: 
     Manual: January 4
     E-filed: February 18

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].

Dye & Durham Corporation

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