Experienced Litigation Counsel at Your Service

Cote & Evans Trial Lawyers brings together a seasoned team of lawyers with a broad range of practice areas and diverse backgrounds.

Our lawyers have conducted litigation at all levels of trial and appeal courts, from straightforward applications to complex weeks-long trials. With offices in Surrey, our firm has developed a strong reputation within the British Columbia legal community.

We pride ourselves on a high client retention rate and a determined work ethic. Contact us today for help in your legal matter.

At Cote Evans, we are committed to the health and safety of our clients and staff.

We are equipped for telephone and virtual meetings, and are maintaining rigorous cleaning protocols to ensure your safety when you visit our office.

Please continue to wear a mask if you’re concerned about the changing health conditions in our community. We will be following provincial guidelines as we all do our best to get back to in person business.

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Family Law

Let us help you navigate all stages of separation and divorce. With timely advice and careful planning, we can save you unnecessary stress and expense down the road.

Insurance Law

We have a proven track record against insurance companies refusing to pay valid claims. If you have an insurance claim that has been denied by ICBC or another insurer, don’t take the denial letter as the end of the matter. Get legal advice about your options.


BC has some of the toughest regulations for drivers of any province in Canada. Whether you have received an alcohol or drug-related driving prohibition, a traffic ticket, or a notice cancelling your driver’s license , you need to act quickly to defend your legal interests. We have an extensive practice defending drivers who are charged with offences or facing prohibitions.

Real Estate Law

We know that buying or selling a home is one of the most important transactions that most of us will make in our lives.

At Cote & Evans our conveyancing team is dedicated to efficiently providing all the services you need for purchasing, selling, or refinancing property.


The loss of a loved one is a time of great sadness and uncertainty. Whether you are a beneficiary, a potential beneficiary or the executor to a will, it is important to be informed about your rights and obligations. We recognize that each case is unique, and we will develop a plan tailored to your situation.


Civil litigation encompasses a broad range of claims, each with unique rules and legal issues.  At Cote & Evans, our team can give you the edge you need in pursue or defend a case.

Slip & Falls
Professional Negligence
Construction Disputes
Assault and battery


Being charged with a criminal offence can be one of the most stressful times in your life for you and your family. It is imperative that you get effective legal representation as early as possible in the process to defend your legal rights and interests.


The trial decision may not be the end of the matter. A surprisingly high percentage of appeals are successful in whole or part. Whether you are considering an appeal, or are responding to an appeal by the other side, having experienced counsel is essential to securing a positive outcome in what is often the final stage of any case.


211 Reports

211 Reports

– By Marlise Foster, Legal Assistant Section 211 Reports Anyone sitting in family chambers will hear the term "211 report" referred to frequently by counsel...

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