Court Processing Times Update

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

Probate 
Applications: November 9

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders:
Manual: November 21
E-filed: November 15

Spoken to Orders: November 22

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): November 24

Default Judgments:
Manual: November 22
E-filed: November 15

Civil 
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): November 24

Family 
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: November 21
E-filed: November 23

Spoken to Orders: November 20

Consent Orders:
Manual: November 24
E-filed: November 15

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: November 24

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): November 24

New Westminster Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of November 27, 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 22

Spoken to Orders: October 20

Default Judgments (E-filed): November 24

Civil 
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): November 24

Family 
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: November 14
E-filed: November 21

Resubmitted Divorce Orders: November 16

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: November 22

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): November 24

Victoria Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of November 27, 2017 the Victoria Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: October 20

Chambers 
Orders:
Manual: November 21
E-filed: November 14

Bankruptcy 
All: November 15

Family 
Adoption: October 29

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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