Court Processing Times Update

February 20, 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 19, 2018 the Vancouver Law Courts are currently processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: January 30

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders: 
     Manual: January 19
        E-filed: January 17

Spoken to Orders: January 18

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): February 16

Default Judgments:
Manual: January 18
E-filed: January 11

Civil 
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): February 13

Family 
Desk Order Divorce: 
     Manual: February 7
      E-filed: February 15

Spoken to Orders: February 13

Consent Orders: February 16

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: February 14

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): February 16

New Westminster Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of February 19, 2018 the New Westminster Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below: 

Probate 
Applications: January 16
Resubmitted Applications: February 5

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders: 
     Manual: February 8
     E-filed: January 26

Spoken to Orders: February 8

Default Judgments (E-filed): January 29

Civil 
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): February 7

Family 
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: January 16
E-filed: January 24

Resubmitted Divorce Orders: February 5

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: February 5

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): February 16

Victoria Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of February 19, 2018 the Victoria Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: January 30

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

Bankruptcy 
All: February 7

Family 
Adoption: January 17

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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