Court Processing Times Update

January 30, 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 29, 2018 the Vancouver Law Courts are currently processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: January 12

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders: 
     Manual: January 4
     E-filed: December 20

Spoken to Orders: January 8

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): January 26

Default Judgments:
Manual: December 28
E-filed: December 21

Civil 
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): January 23

Family 
Desk Order Divorce: 
     Manual: January 12
     E-filed: January 18

Spoken to Orders: January 23

Consent Orders: January 25

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: January 26

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): January 26

New Westminster Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of January 29, 2018 the New Westminster Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below: 

Probate 
Applications: January 15
Resubmitted Applications: January 17

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders: 
     Manual: January 24
     E-filed: January 23

Spoken to Orders: January 24

Default Judgments (E-filed): January 26

Civil 
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): January 25

Family 
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: January 12
E-filed: January 10

Resubmitted Divorce Orders: January 22

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: January 23

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): January 26

Victoria Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of January 29, 2018 the Victoria Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: January 12

Chambers 
Orders:
Manual: January 16
E-filed: January 15

Bankruptcy 
All: January 2

Family 
Adoption: December 21

Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: December 3
E-filed: January 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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