Court Processing Times Update

June 6, 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 June 5, 2017 the Vancouver Law Courts are currently processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate
Applications: June 1

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders:
Manual: May 4
E-filed: May 8

Spoken to Orders: May 4

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): June 2

Default Judgments:
Manual: May 2
E-filed: May 8

Civil
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): June 1

Family 
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: May 17
E-filed: May 17

Spoken to Orders: May 26

Consent Orders:
Manual: May 26
E-filed: May 8

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: June 2

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): June 2

New Westminster Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of June 5, 2017 the New Westminster Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate
Applications: June 2
Resubmitted Applications: June 2

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders:
Manual: June 2
E-filed: June 2

Spoken to Orders: June 2

Default Judgments (E-filed): June 2

Civil
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): June 2

Family
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: June 2
E-filed: June 2

Resubmitted Divorce Orders: June 1

Trial Scheduling
E-filed Documents: May 30

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): June 2

Victoria Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of June 5, 2017 the Victoria Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate
Applications: May 1

Chambers
Orders:
Manual: April 28
E-filed: May 8

Bankruptcy
All: May 31

Family 
Adoption: April 27

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

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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