Court Processing Times Update

April 17, 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 April 16, 2018 the Vancouver Law Courts are currently processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: March 8

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders:
Manual: March 19
E-filed: March 12

Spoken to Orders: March 19

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): April 13

Default Judgments:
Manual: March 19
E-filed: March 13

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

Family 
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: April 6
E-filed: April 11

Spoken to Orders: April 9

Consent Orders: April 13

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: April 6

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): April 13

New Westminster Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of April 16, 2018 the New Westminster Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: February 26
Resubmitted Applications: March 3

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders:
Manual: April 5
E-filed: April 3

Spoken to Orders: April 6

Default Judgments (E-filed): April 4

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

Family 
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: March 12
E-filed: April 3

Resubmitted Divorce Orders: April 4

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: April 3

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): April 13

Victoria Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of April 16, 2018 the Victoria Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: February 27

Chambers 
Orders:
Manual: April 6
E-filed: April 9

Bankruptcy 
All: March 21

Family 
Adoption: March 14

Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: March 5
E-filed: April 10

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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