Court Processing Times Update

October 16, 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 October 16, 2017 the Vancouver Law Courts are currently processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: October 3

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders: 
     Manual: October 5
       E-filed: September 26

Spoken to Orders: October 6

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): October 13

Default Judgments: 
     Manual: October 5
      E-filed: September 26

Civil 
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): October 11

Family 
Desk Order Divorce: 
     Manual: October 4
      E-filed: October 5

Spoken to Orders: October 4

Consent Orders: 
     Manual: October 11
      E-filed: September 26

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: October 13

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): October 13

New Westminster Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of October 16, 2017 the New Westminster Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below: 

Probate 
Applications: October 4

Resubmitted Applications: September 22

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders: 
     Manual: October 10
      E-filed: October 12

Spoken to Orders: October 10

Default Judgments (E-filed): October 12

Civil 
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): October 13

Family 
Desk Order Divorce: 

     Manual: September 12
      E-filed: October 12

Resubmitted Divorce Orders: September 26

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: September 29

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): October 13

Victoria Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of October 16, 2017 the Victoria Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: October 10

Chambers 
Orders: 

     Manual: October 3
      E-filed: September 30

Bankruptcy 
All: September 28

Family 
Adoption: September 14

Desk Order Divorce: 
     Manual: September 13
      E-filed: October 3

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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