Vancouver Criminal Division Attorney

Hire the Best Defence Lawyer for the Best Possible Outcome

From pre-arrest to post verdict motions, D. Gosal & Associates can represent your interests in the Criminal Justice System.  Don’t risk walking into court on your own.

Even if you are planning on pleading guilty, we can assist you in Flat Fee Sentencing so that we can speak to the Crown Counsel on your behalf, without admitting anything that may be used against you. We can also identify if there is a possibility to reduce charges or make plea bargain efforts with the prosecution in order to have a favourable position at sentencing.

Criminal Defense Lawyer Dil Gosal has represented clients in all levels of Court in British Columbia:

1. Provincial Court

2. Supreme Court

3. BC Court of Appeal

 This had included successful representation on cases including:Vancouver Criminal Defence Lawyer

  • MurderAttempted Murder
  • Sexual Assault
  • Invitation for Touching for a Sexual Purpose
  • Marijuana Production
  • Trafficking
  • Possession of Drugs
  • Dangerous Driving Causing Death or Bodily Harm
  • Impaired Driving Causing Bodily Injury
  • Over .08
  • Breath & ASD Refusal
  • Driving While Prohibited
  • Theft Under / Over $5,000
  • Obstruction
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Spousal Assault
  • Domestic Violence
  • Uttering Threats
  • Robbery
  • Criminal Fraud
  • Solicitation
  • Mischief

We understand that you have budget to work within, especially in these challenging economic times. So we now offer FLAT FEES for most common charges, such as Spousal Assault Files (Assault on your partner, Domestic violence charges from your spouse, husband or wife).  

CONTACT US IMMEDIATELY If you have been charged, or there is information alleging that in the Province of British Columbia on a certain date you did commit:

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  1. assault of another person, contrary to section 266 or 265 of the Criminal Code;
  2. assault with a weapon section 267; or
  3. that you uttered a threat, to cause bodily harm, or utter death threats contrary to section 264.

If you have no-contact conditions and no-go conditions imposed by the Police or Court, we can assist you.

We also offer FLAT FEES for Shoplifting Charges for Theft under section 334 on a Promise To Appear. Contact us before making any statements to the police or to the store owner, such as Overwaitea, Safeway, Zellers, Bay, Sears, Superstore, etc.

Criminal Law

USA   All offenses, including: Misdemeanor, Gross Misdemeanor, and Felony.

State   All offenses under the Revised Code of Washington (RCW) in Municipal Court; District Court; County Court; Superior Court; Supreme Court; and Court of Appeals.

Federal   All offenses under the United States Code (USC) U.S. Federal District Court; U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.

Canada   All offences, including: Summary, Hybrid, and Indictable.

Provincial   All offences under the Motor Vehicle Act; Offences Act, Youth Criminal Justice Act; and the Young Offender’s (BC) Act in Provincial Court, Supreme Court, and BC Court of Appeal.

Federal   All offences under the: Criminal Code; previous Young Offender’s Act, Youth Justice Criminal Act, previous Narcotics Control Act (NCA); Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA); Firearms Act, Fisheries Act, Income Tax Act.

Specific Matters

DUI: Impaired, .08, Refusal, DWI; and Boating Under the Influence (BUI).  Washington State and BC have some of North America’s toughest DUI laws. Immediate Roadside Prohibitions and Suspensions. See the DUI/IRP (link) page for more info in BC’s new DUI Impaired Laws.

Offences Against People:

  • Assault 1st – 4th degree Battery Domestic Violence
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Assault Causing Bodily Harm
  • Procuring
  • Sexual Assault
  • Sexual Exploitation
  • Indecent Acts
  • Reckless Endangerment Harassment Stalking
  • Uttering Threats
  • Robbery
  • Kidnapping
  • Rape
  • Statutory Rape
  • Hostage Taking
  • Imprisonment
  • Abduction Weapons Criminal Libel Criminal Defamation
  • Solicitation
  • Peace Bond
  • Obstructing
  • Resisting Arrest
  • Invasion of Privacy
  • Wiretap

Drug & Alcohol

Evaluations – drug or chemical dependency; Minor in Possession (MIP); Marijuana Possession; PPT; Sale or Promotion of Drug Paraphernalia; and Trafficking; Seized Monies; Proceeds of Crimes.


Search & Seizure; Warrants; Proceed of Crime Warrants; §487 Warrants; Forensic deoxyribonucleic (DNA) Warrants.


Manslaughter, Murder 1-2; Infanticide and Felony Murder.

Motor Vehicle

Dangerous Driving; DUI; DWLS 1st – 3rd Degree; Negligent Driving 1st-2nd degree; Fatality Cases; Vehicular Assault; GTA; Vehicle Prowling; Hit & Run; Traffic Violations; Speeding Offences and Radar.

Property Offences

Criminal Trespass; Theft; Larceny; Nuisances; Trespass at Night; Malicious mischief; Reckless Burning; Arson; Criminal Conversion; fraud; embezzlement and B&E.

Attempts & Conspiracies

Aiding & Abetting; Party-Accessory and Counseling.

Juvenile Offences

All offences.

Prosecutorial Misconduct Abuse of Process.


A number of defences can be raised depending on the circumstances of each case, they can include:

  • Automatism Duress Diefic Decree Dimensia
  • Mental Disorder
  • Diminished Capacity
  • Drunkenness
  • Due Diligence
  • Self-Defense Defense of Others Defense of Property
  • Entrapment
  • Abuse of Process
  • Intoxication
  • Mistake of Fact NecessityRes Judicata
  • Collateral Estoppel
  • Reasonable Doubt
  • Insanity

Court Matters

  • Jury Trial Judge (Bench) Trial Preliminary Hearing
  • Grand Jury Indictment
  • Charter Litigation
  • Continuance/Adjournment Application
  • Petition for Deferred Prosecution
  • Competency Hearing
  • Probable Cause Hearing
  • Arraignment
  • Habeas Review
  • Bail/Detention Hearing
  • Show Cause Hearing Suppression of Confession (Statement)Suppression of Physical Evidence
  • Pre-Trial Motions
  • Motions in Limine
  • Guilty Plea & Submissions
  • Sentencing & Criminal Contempt (in facie & ex facie) Proceedings
  • Post-Verdict Motions
  • Appellate Review (Appeal of Sentence & Conviction)