Court Processing Times Update

July 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 July 3, 2018 the Vancouver Law Courts are currently processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: May 22

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders: 
     Manual: May 18
     E-filed: May 24

Spoken to Orders: May 22

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): June 29

Default Judgments:
Manual: May 23
E-filed: May 24

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

Family 
Desk Order Divorce: 
     Manual: May 10
      E-filed: June 5

Spoken to Orders: June 18

Consent Orders: June 28

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: June 28

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): June 29

New Westminster Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of July 3, 2018 the New Westminster Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below: 

Probate 
Applications: March 29
Resubmitted Applications: May 2

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders: 
     Manual: May 29
     E-filed: June 12

Spoken to Orders: May 15

Default Judgments (E-filed): June 12

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

Family 
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: March 19
E-filed: June 5

Resubmitted Divorce Orders: May 2

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: June 20

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): June 29

Victoria Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of July 3, 2018 the Victoria Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: May 7

Chambers 
Orders:
Manual: June 20
E-filed: June 27

Bankruptcy 
All: June 20

Family 
Adoption: May 17

Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: May 25
E-filed: June 27

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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