Court Processing Times Update

July 20, 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 July 4, 2016 the Vancouver Law Courts are currently processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate

Applications: April 21

Chambers

Consent Orders/Desk Orders:

Manual: June 8

E-filed: June 13

Spoken to Orders: June 9

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): June 30

Default Judgments:

Manual: June 9

E-filed: June 30

Civil

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

Family

Desk Order Divorce:

Manual: April 18

E-filed: June 1

Spoken to Orders: June 30

Consent Orders:

Manual: June 30

E-filed: June 13

Trial Scheduling

E-filed Documents: June 30

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): June 30

New Westminster Supreme Court Processing Times

Please be advised that as of July 4, 2016 the New Westminster Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate

Applications: May 17

Resubmitted Applications: May 25

Chambers

Consent Orders/Desk Orders:

Manual: June 27

E-filed: May 16

Spoken to Orders: June 15

Default Judgments (E-filed): May 16

Civil

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

Family

Desk Order Divorce:

Manual: May 6

E-filed: May 9

Resubmitted Divorce Orders: June 2

Trial Scheduling

E-filed Documents: June 23

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): June 30

Victoria Supreme Court Processing Times

Please be advised that as of July 4, 2016 the Victoria Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate

Applications: May 6

Chambers

Orders:

Manual: June 24

E-filed: June 7

Bankruptcy

All: May 30

Family

Adoption: May 26

Desk Order Divorce:

Manual: May 6

E-filed: June 22

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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