Court Processing Times Update

October 24, 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 October 24, 2016 the Vancouver Law Courts are currently processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: July 5

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders:
Manual: September 26
E-filed: September 26

Spoken to Orders: September 26

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): October 21

Default Judgments:
Manual: September 21
E-filed: October 6

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

Family 
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: July 26
E-filed: July 19

Spoken to Orders: October 18

Consent Orders:
Manual: October 21
E-filed: September 26

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: October 21

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): October 21

New Westminster Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of October 24, 2016 the New Westminster Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: July 20
Resubmitted Applications: August 23

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders:
Manual: September 29
E-filed: September 8

Spoken to Orders: October 4

Default Judgments (E-filed): September 19

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

Family 
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: July 14
E-filed: September 8

Resubmitted Divorce Orders: September 13

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: October 19

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): October 21

Victoria Supreme Court Processing Times

Please be advised that as of October 24, 2016 the Victoria Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: October 3

Chambers 
Orders:
Manual: October 19
E-filed: October 24

Bankruptcy 
All: October 6

Family 
Adoption: September 14

Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: September 28
E-filed: October 11

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