Court Processing Times Update

October 23, 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 October 23, 2017 the Vancouver Law Courts are currently processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: October 6

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders: 
     Manual: October 11
       E-filed: October 11

Spoken to Orders: October 11

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): October 20

Default Judgments: 
     Manual: October 11
      E-filed: October 11

Civil 
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): October 19

Family 
Desk Order Divorce: 
     Manual: October 17
      E-filed: October 16

Spoken to Orders: October 4

Consent Orders: 
     Manual: October 19
      E-filed: October 11

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: October 20

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): October 20

New Westminster Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of October 23, 2017 the New Westminster Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below: 

Probate 
Applications: October 16

Resubmitted Applications: October 19

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders: 
     Manual: October 20
      E-filed: October 12

Spoken to Orders: October 20

Default Judgments (E-filed): October 17

Civil 
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): October 20

Family 
Desk Order Divorce: 

     Manual: October 5
      E-filed: October 17

Resubmitted Divorce Orders: October 10

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: October 18

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): October 20

Victoria Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of October 23, 2017 the Victoria Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: October 10

Chambers 
Orders: 

     Manual: October 20
      E-filed: October 12

Bankruptcy 
All: October 20

Family 
Adoption: October 11

Desk Order Divorce: 
     Manual: September 27
      E-filed: October 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 or [email protected].

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