Court Processing Times Update

May 15, 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 May 15, 2017 the Vancouver Law Courts are currently processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate
Applications: May 10

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders: 
     Manual: April 10
       E-filed: April 11

Spoken to Orders: April 10

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): May 12

Default Judgments: 
     Manual: April 10
      E-filed: April 7

Civil
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): May 9

Family 
Desk Order Divorce: 
     Manual: April 19
      E-filed: May 2

Spoken to Orders: May 3

Consent Orders: 
     Manual: May 12
      E-filed: April 11

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: May 11

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): May 12

New Westminster Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of May 15, 2017 the New Westminster Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below: 

Probate
Applications: April 21

Resubmitted Applications: May 2

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders: 
     Manual: May 5
      E-filed: April 27

Spoken to Orders: May 5

Default Judgments (E-filed): April 25

Civil
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): May 12

Family
Desk Order Divorce: 

     Manual: March 15
      E-filed: April 7

Resubmitted Divorce Orders: April 26

Trial Scheduling
E-filed Documents: May 12

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): May 12

Victoria Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of May 15, 2017 the Victoria Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate
Applications: April 6

Chambers
Orders: 

     Manual: April 25
      E-filed: May 2

Bankruptcy
All: April 20

Family 
Adoption: April 6

Desk Order Divorce: 
     Manual: May 11
      E-filed: April 11

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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