Court Processing Times Update

February 5, 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 February 5, 2018 the Vancouver Law Courts are currently processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: January 19

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders: 
     Manual: January 16
        E-filed: January 4

Spoken to Orders: January 15

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): February 2

Default Judgments: 
     Manual: January 16
     E-filed: December 29

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

Family 
Desk Order Divorce: 
     Manual: January 23
      E-filed: February 2

Spoken to Orders: January 31

Consent Orders: February 2

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: February 1

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): February 2

New Westminster Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of February 5, 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 29

Civil 
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): January 29

Family 
Desk Order Divorce: 

     Manual: January 12
     E-filed: January 24

Resubmitted Divorce Orders: January 22

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: January 30

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): February 2

Victoria Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of February 5, 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 26

Family 
Adoption: December 21

Desk Order Divorce: 
     Manual: January 3
      E-filed: January 17

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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