Court Processing Times Update

June 27, 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 26, 2017 the Vancouver Law Courts are currently processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate
Applications: June 22

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders:
Manual: May 30
E-filed: June 8

Spoken to Orders: May 30

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): June 23

Default Judgments:
Manual: May 30
E-filed: May 31

Civil
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): June 23

Family 
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: June 16
E-filed: June 14

Spoken to Orders: June 14

Consent Orders:
Manual: June 23
E-filed: June 8

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: June 23

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): June 23

New Westminster Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of June 26, 2017 the New Westminster Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate
Applications: June 15
Resubmitted Applications: June 16

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders:
Manual: June 22
E-filed: June 23

Spoken to Orders: June 22

Default Judgments (E-filed): June 21

Civil
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): June 23

Family
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: June 22
E-filed: June 21

Resubmitted Divorce Orders: June 21

Trial Scheduling
E-filed Documents: June 22

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): June 23

Victoria Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of June 26, 2017 the Victoria Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate
Applications: May 17

Chambers
Orders:
Manual: June 21
E-filed: June 20

Bankruptcy
All: June 7

Family 
Adoption: May 3

Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: June 1
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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