Court Processing Times Update

April 12, 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 10, 2017 the Vancouver Law Courts are currently processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: April 3

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders:
Manual: March 15
E-filed: March 17

Spoken to Orders: March 15

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

Default Judgments:
Manual: March 14
E-filed: March 17

Civil 
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): April 7

Family 
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: March 15
E-filed: March 28

Spoken to Orders: April 5

Consent Orders:
Manual: April 7
E-filed: March 17

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: April 7

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

New Westminster Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of April 10, 2017 the New Westminster Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: March 7
Resubmitted Applications: April 7

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders:
Manual: March 29
E-filed: March 2

Spoken to Orders: March 30

Default Judgments (E-filed): March 10

Civil 
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): April 7

Family 
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: January 10
E-filed: February 17

Resubmitted Divorce Orders: March 21

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: April 4

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

Victoria Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of April 10, 2017 the Victoria Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: February 27

Chambers 
Orders:
Manual: March 29
E-filed: April 4

Bankruptcy 
All: March 27

Family 
Adoption: March 3

Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: April 4
E-filed: April 6

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 [email protected]

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