Court Processing Times Update

January 2, 2018

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 January 2, 2018 the Vancouver Law Courts are currently processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: December 11

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders: 
     Manual: December 15
        E-filed: December 4

Spoken to Orders: December 13

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): December 29

Default Judgments: 
     Manual: December 13
     E-filed: December 11

Civil 
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): January 2

Family 
Desk Order Divorce: 
     Manual: December 27
      E-filed: December 29

Spoken to Orders: December 28

Consent Orders: 
     Manual: December 15
      E-filed: December 4

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: January 2

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): December 29

New Westminster Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of January 2, 2018 the New Westminster Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below: 

Probate 
Applications: December 12

Resubmitted Applications: December 22

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders: 
     Manual: December 29
     E-filed: December 15

Spoken to Orders: December 29

Default Judgments (E-filed): December 27

Civil 
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): January 2

Family 
Desk Order Divorce: 

     Manual: November 29
     E-filed: December 20

Resubmitted Divorce Orders: December 19

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: December 18

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): December 29

Victoria Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of January 2, 2018 the Victoria Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: November 27

Chambers 
Orders: 

     Manual: December 7
      E-filed: December 13

Bankruptcy 
All: December 19

Family 
Adoption: November 24

Desk Order Divorce: 
     Manual: December 4
      E-filed: December 21

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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