Court Processing Times Update

January 10, 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 January 9, 2017, the Vancouver Law Courts are currently processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: August 30

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders:
Manual: December 19
E-filed: December 7

Spoken to Orders: December 19

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): January 6

Default Judgments:
Manual: December 20
E-filed: January 5

Civil 
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): January 3

Family 
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: October 20
E-filed: October 12

Spoken to Orders: January 5

Consent Orders:
Manual: January 6
E-filed: December 7

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: January 4

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): January 6

New Westminster Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of January 9, 2017 the New Westminster Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: September 9
Resubmitted Applications: November 3

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders:
Manual: January 9
E-filed: October 14

Spoken to Orders: January 5

Default Judgments (E-filed): October 24

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

Family 
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: October 5
E-filed: September 12

Resubmitted Divorce Orders: January 6

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: January 4

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): January 6

Victoria Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of January 9, 2017 the Victoria Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: January 4

Chambers 
Orders:
Manual: January 3
E-filed: December 16

Bankruptcy 
All: January 3

Family 
Adoption: November 28

Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: December 9
E-filed: December 30

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