Court Processing Times Update

September 19, 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 September 18, 2017 the Vancouver Law Courts are currently processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: September 14

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders:
Manual: September 6
E-filed: August 28

Spoken to Orders: September 1

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): September 15

Default Judgments:
Manual: September 6
E-filed: August 28

Civil 
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): September 15

Family 
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: September 12
E-filed: September 15

Spoken to Orders: September 14

Consent Orders:
Manual: September 15
E-filed: August 28

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: September 14

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): September 15

New Westminster Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of September 18, 2017 the New Westminster Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: September 11
Resubmitted Applications: September 11

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders:
Manual: September 11
E-filed: September 12

Spoken to Orders: September 11

Default Judgments (E-filed): September 11

Civil 
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): September 15

Family 
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: August 24
E-filed: September 11

Resubmitted Divorce Orders: September 11

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: September 5

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): September 15

Victoria Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of September 18, 2017 the Victoria Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: September 5

Chambers 
Orders:
Manual: August 14
E-filed: August 24

Bankruptcy 
All: September 24

Family 
Adoption: July 26

Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: July 7
E-filed: August 16

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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