Court Processing Times Update

April 5, 2017

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 3, 2017 the Vancouver Law Courts are currently processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: March 17

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders:
Manual: March 9
E-filed: March 14

Spoken to Orders: March 9

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): March 31

Default Judgments:
Manual: March 10
E-filed: March 15

Civil 
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): March 30

Family 
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: March 7
E-filed: March 20

Spoken to Orders: March 28

Consent Orders:
Manual: March 31
E-filed: March 14

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: March 29

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): March 31

New Westminster Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of April 3 2017 the New Westminster Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: December 6
Resubmitted Applications: March 9

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders:
Manual: March 13
E-filed: March 2

Spoken to Orders: March 14

Default Judgments (E-filed): March 10

Civil 
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): March 31

Family 
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: December 16
E-filed: January 9

Resubmitted Divorce Orders: March 5

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: March 31

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): March 31

Victoria Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of April 3, 2017 the Victoria Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: February 27

Chambers 
Orders:
Manual: March 29
E-filed: March 21

Bankruptcy 
All: March 27

Family 
Adoption: March 3

Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: March 21
E-filed: March 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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