Court Processing Times Update

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

Probate
Applications: July 4

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders:
Manual: June 14
E-filed: June 19

Spoken to Orders: June 14

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

Default Judgments:
Manual: June 14
E-filed: June 20

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

Family 
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: June 28
E-filed: July 4

Spoken to Orders: June 28

Consent Orders:
Manual: July 4
E-filed: June 19

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: July 7

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

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

Probate
Applications: June 22
Resubmitted Applications: June 19

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders:
Manual: June 30
E-filed: July 6

Spoken to Orders: June 30

Default Judgments (E-filed): July 5

Civil
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): July 6

Family
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: June 30
E-filed: July 5

Resubmitted Divorce Orders: June 21

Trial Scheduling
E-filed Documents: July 5

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

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

Probate
Applications: June 15

Chambers
Orders:
Manual: July 5
E-filed: June 26

Bankruptcy
All: June 22

Family 
Adoption: May 29

Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: June 1
E-filed: June 20

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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