Criminal Defense

At Cote & Evans, we understand that being under investigation by police or charged with a criminal offence can be one of the most stressful times in your life for you and your family.

A criminal charge can significantly affect your reputation in the community and jeopardize employment and travel opportunities.   For this reason, it is imperative that you get effective legal representation as early as possible in the process to defend your legal rights and interests.

The lawyers at Cote & Evans are experienced litigators with a proven track record of success for clients charged with criminal offences.

We have defended all types of criminal cases at every level of court in British Columbia, on charges including:

  • Impaired driving and motor vehicle offences
  • Drug and firearms offences
  • Assaults, threats and domestic violence
  • Sexual offences including child pornography
  • Thefts and fraud
  • Murder, manslaughter, kidnapping, robbery, and other serious offences


If you are charged with a criminal offence or under investigation, or are considering appealing a conviction or sentence, contact us right away to arrange for a free initial consultation.