Court Processing Times Update

July 26, 2016

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 July 25, 2016 the Vancouver Law Courts are currently processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: May 2

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders:
Manual: June 23
E-filed: June 20

Spoken to Orders: June 22

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): July 22

Default Judgments:
Manual: July 4
E-filed: July 22

Civil 
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): July 22

Family 
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: May 12
E-filed: June 16

Spoken to Orders: July 7

Consent Orders:
Manual: July 21
E-filed: June 20

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: July 22

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): July 22

New Westminster Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of July 25, 2016 the New Westminster Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: May 30
Resubmitted Applications: May 30

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders:
Manual: July 4
E-filed: June 17

Spoken to Orders: June 28

Default Judgments (E-filed): May 26

Civil 
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): July 22

Family 
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: May 10
E-filed: May 10

Resubmitted Divorce Orders: July 15

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: July 22

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): July 22

Victoria Supreme Court Processing Times

Please be advised that as of July 25, 2016 the Victoria Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: June 24

Chambers 
Orders:
Manual: June 30
E-filed: July 5

Bankruptcy 
All: June 24

Family 
Adoption: June 24

Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: May 6
E-filed: July 13

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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