Court Processing Times Update

January 16, 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 15, 2018 the Vancouver Law Courts are currently processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: December 21

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders:
Manual: December 19
E-filed: December 13

Spoken to Orders: December 15

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): January 12

Default Judgments:
Manual: December 20
E-filed: December 14

Civil 
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): January 10

Family 
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: January 5
E-filed: January 12

Spoken to Orders: January 11

Consent Orders: January 11

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: January 12

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): January 12

New Westminster Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of January 15, 2018 the New Westminster Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below: 

Probate 
Applications: December 28
Resubmitted Applications: January 5

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

Spoken to Orders: January 12

Default Judgments (E-filed): January 12

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

Family 
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: December 8
E-filed: January 10

Resubmitted Divorce Orders: January 8

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: January 8

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): January 12

Victoria Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of January 15, 2018 the Victoria Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: January 8

Chambers 
Orders:
Manual: January 2
E-filed: January 3

Bankruptcy 
All: January 2

Family 
Adoption: December 9

Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: December 4
E-filed: January 5

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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