Court Processing Times Update

November 21, 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 November 20, 2017 the Vancouver Law Courts are currently processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: Novemberm 1

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders:
Manual: November 10
E-filed: November 10

Spoken to Orders: November 14

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): November 17

Default Judgments:
Manual: November 15
E-filed: November 10

Civil 
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): November 17

Family 
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: November 15
E-filed: November 16

Spoken to Orders: November 15

Consent Orders:
Manual: November 16
E-filed: November 10

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: November 17

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): November 17

New Westminster Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of November 20, 2017 the New Westminster Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: November 10
Resubmitted Applications: October 25

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders:
Manual: November 20
E-filed: November 8

Spoken to Orders: October 20

Default Judgments (E-filed): November 8

Civil 
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): November 17

Family 
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: November 14
E-filed: November 8

Resubmitted Divorce Orders: November 16

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: November 15

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): November 17

Victoria Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of November 20, 2017 the Victoria Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: October 20

Chambers 
Orders:
Manual: November 14
E-filed: November 2

Bankruptcy 
All: November 2

Family 
Adoption: October 25

Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: October 26
E-filed: November 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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