Court Processing Times

August 22, 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 August 22, 2016 the Vancouver Law Courts are currently processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: May 18

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders:
Manual: July 27
E-filed: July 21

Spoken to Orders: July 27

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): August 19

Default Judgments:
Manual: July 20
E-filed: August 19

Civil 
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): August 18

Family 
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: June 8
E-filed: June 27

Spoken to Orders: Aug 11

Consent Orders:
Manual: August 19
E-filed: July 21

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: August 18

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): August 19

New Westminster Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of August 22, 2016 the New Westminster Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: June 22
Resubmitted Applications: June 28

Chambers 
Consent Orders/Desk Orders:
Manual: July 27
E-filed: August 4

Spoken to Orders: July 19

Default Judgments (E-filed): August 10

Civil 
Notices of Civil Claim (E-filed): August 19

Family 
Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: May 26
E-filed: July 27

Resubmitted Divorce Orders: July 15

Trial Scheduling 
E-filed Documents: August 16

Documents Not Requiring Court Signature (E-filed): August 19

Victoria Supreme Court Processing Times
Please be advised that as of August 22, 2016 the Victoria Supreme Court is processing documents for the dates listed below:

Probate 
Applications: August 15

Chambers 
Orders:
Manual: August 16
E-filed: August 11

Bankruptcy 
All: August 11

Family 
Adoption: July 20

Desk Order Divorce:
Manual: June 24
E-filed: August 2

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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