Court Processing Times Update

December 5, 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 December 4, 2017 the Vancouver Law Courts are currently processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: November 22

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders:
Manual: November 30
E-filed: November 20

Spoken to Orders: December 1

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): December 1

Default Judgments:
Manual: December 1
E-filed: November 20

Civil 
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): December 1

Family 
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: November 21
E-filed: December 1

Spoken to Orders: November 28

Consent Orders:
Manual: December 1
E-filed: November 20

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: November 30

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): December 1

New Westminster Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of December 4, 2017 the New Westminster Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below: 

Probate 
Applications: November 28
Resubmitted Applications: November 22

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders:
Manual: December 1
E-filed: November 28

Spoken to Orders: December 1

Default Judgments (E-filed): November 28

Civil 
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): December 1

Family 
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: November 20
E-filed: November 28

Resubmitted Divorce Orders: November 16

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: November 28

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): December 1

Victoria Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of December 4, 2017 the Victoria Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: November 1

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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