Court Processing Times Update

March 13, 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 March 12, 2018 the Vancouver Law Courts are currently processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: February 19

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders:
Manual: February 8
E-filed: February 9

Spoken to Orders: February 7

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): March 9

Default Judgments:
Manual: February 7
E-filed: February 13

Civil 
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): March 8

Family 
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: February 27
E-filed: March 5

Spoken to Orders: March 1

Consent Orders: March 9

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: March 7

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): March 9

New Westminster Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of March 12, 2018 the New Westminster Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: January 18
Resubmitted Applications: March 2

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders:
Manual: March 6
E-filed: February 7

Spoken to Orders: March 9

Default Judgments (E-filed): February 7

Civil 
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): March 9

Family 
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: January 22
E-filed: February 1

Resubmitted Divorce Orders: March 2

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: March 1

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): March 7

Victoria Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of March 12, 2018 the Victoria Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: February 13

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

Bankruptcy 
All: February 7

Family 
Adoption: February 9

Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: January 16
E-filed: January 23

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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