Court Processing Times Update

May 29, 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 May 28, 2018 the Vancouver Law Courts are currently processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: April 19

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders: 
     Manual: May 1
     E-filed: April 17

Spoken to Orders: May 1

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): May 25

Default Judgments:
Manual: May 1
E-filed: April 17

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

Family 
Desk Order Divorce: 
     Manual: May 1
      E-filed: May 11

Spoken to Orders: May 16

Consent Orders: May 18

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: April 24

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): May 25

New Westminster Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of May 28, 2018 the New Westminster Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below: 

Probate 
Applications: April 12
Resubmitted Applications: April 16

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders: 
     Manual: April 27
     E-filed: May 3

Spoken to Orders: May 1

Default Judgments (E-filed): May 2

Civil 
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): May 28

Family 
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: March 15
E-filed: April 23

Resubmitted Divorce Orders: May 3

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: May 24

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): May 25

Victoria Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of May 28, 2018 the Victoria Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: April 20

Chambers 
Orders:
Manual: May 25
E-filed: May 23

Bankruptcy 
All: May 24

Family 
Adoption: May 3

Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: May 24
E-filed: May 24

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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