Court Processing Times Update

November 30, 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 November 28, 2016 the Vancouver Law Courts are currently processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate
Applications: July 29

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders:
Manual: November 10
E-filed: November 10

Spoken to Orders: November 9

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): November 25

Default Judgments:
Manual: November 7
E-filed: November 25

Civil
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): November 22

Family 
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: September 8
E-filed: September 2

Spoken to Orders: November 13

Consent Orders:
Manual: November 14
E-filed: November 10

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: November 24

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): November 25

New Westminster Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of November 28, 2016 the New Westminster Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate
Applications: August 16
Resubmitted Applications: September 28

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders:
Manual: November 18
E-filed: September 27

Spoken to Orders: November 16

Default Judgments (E-filed): October 4

Civil
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): November 25

Family
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: August 19
E-filed: September 8

Resubmitted Divorce Orders: October 5

Trial Scheduling
E-filed Documents: November 24

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): November 25

Victoria Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of November 28, 2016 the Victoria Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate
Applications: November 1

Chambers
Orders:
Manual: November 24
E-filed: November 23

Bankruptcy
All: November 18

Family 
Adoption: October 18

Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: October 25
E-filed: November 15

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