Court Processing Times Update

December 7, 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 December 5, 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 16
E-filed: November 16

Spoken to Orders: November 16

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): December 2

Default Judgments:
Manual: November 16
E-filed: November 25

Civil
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): November 30

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

Spoken to Orders: November 13

Consent Orders:
Manual: November 29
E-filed: November 16

Trial Scheduling
E-filed Documents: December 1

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): December 2

New Westminster Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of December 5, 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): December 2

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

Resubmitted Divorce Orders: October 5

Trial Scheduling
E-filed Documents: December 1

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): December 2

Victoria Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of December 5, 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 28

Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: November 1
E-filed: November 15

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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