Court Processing Times Update

August 22, 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 August 21, 2017 the Vancouver Law Courts are currently processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate
Applications: August 14

Chambers
Consent Orders/Desk Orders:

Manual: August 10
E-filed: August 1

Spoken to Orders: August 10

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): August 18

Default Judgments:

Manual: August 11
E-filed: August 1

Civil
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): August 18

Family 
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: August 8
E-filed: August 9

Spoken to Orders: July 24

Consent Orders:
Manual: August 16
E-filed: August 1

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: August 18

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): August 18

New Westminster Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of August 21, 2017 the New Westminster Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate
Applications: August 11
Resubmitted Applications: August 3

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders:
Manual: July 28
E-filed: August 15

Spoken to Orders: August 11

Default Judgments (E-filed): August 16

Civil
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): August 18

Family
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: August 8
E-filed: August 15

Resubmitted Divorce Orders: August 11

Trial Scheduling 

E-filed Documents: August 10

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): August 18

Victoria Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of August 21, 2017 the Victoria Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate
Applications: August 15

Chambers
Orders:
Manual: August 14
E-filed: July 20

Bankruptcy
All: August 10

Family 
Adoption: June 19

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

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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