Court Processing Times Update

August 10, 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 August 8, 2016 the Vancouver Law Courts are currently processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate
Applications: May 6

Chambers
Consent Orders/Desk Orders:
Manual: July 11
E-filed: July 3

Spoken to Orders: July 11

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): August 5

Default Judgments:
Manual: July 11
E-filed: August 5

Civil
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): August 4

Family
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: May 27
E-filed: June 22

Spoken to Orders: July 26

Consent Orders:
Manual: August 2
E-filed: July 3

Trial Scheduling
E-filed Documents: August 4

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): August 5

New Westminster Supreme Court Processing Times

Please be advised that as of August 8, 2016 the New Westminster Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate
Applications: June 22
Resubmitted Applications: June 28

Chambers
Consent Orders/Desk Orders:
Manual: July 27
E-filed: June 23

Spoken to Orders: July 19

Default Judgments (E-filed): July 11

Civil
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): August 5

Family
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: May 26
E-filed: July 7

Resubmitted Divorce Orders: July 15

Trial Scheduling
E-filed Documents: August 5

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): August 5

Victoria Supreme Court Processing Times

Please be advised that as of August 8, 2016 the Victoria Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate
Applications: July 18

Chambers
Orders:
Manual: July 21
E-filed: July 5

Bankruptcy
All: August 4

Family
Adoption: June 27

Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: May 6
E-filed: July 5

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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