Court Processing Times Update

July 27, 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 24, 2017 the Vancouver Law Courts are currently processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate
Applications: July 20

Chambers
Consent Orders/Desk Orders:

Manual: July 5
E-filed: July 4

Spoken to Orders: July 12

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): July 21

Default Judgments:

Manual: July 6
E-filed: July 5

Civil
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): July 21

Family 
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: July 14
E-filed: July 17

Spoken to Orders: July 20

Consent Orders:

Manual: July 18
E-filed: July 4

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: July 21

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): July 21

New Westminster Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of July 24, 2017 the New Westminster Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate
Applications: July 14
Resubmitted Applications: July 14

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders:
Manual: July 14
E-filed: July 20

Spoken to Orders: July 14

Default Judgments (E-filed): July 21

Civil
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): July 21

Family
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: July 6
E-filed: July 19

Resubmitted Divorce Orders: June 10

Trial Scheduling 

E-filed Documents: July 21

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): July 21

Victoria Supreme Court Processing Times

Please be advised that as of July 24, 2017 the Victoria Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate
Applications: July 20

Chambers
Orders:
Manual: July 18
E-filed: July 5

Bankruptcy
All: June 23

Family 
Adoption: June 6

Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: May 15
E-filed: June 28

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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