What We Can Do For You

The Law Office of William C. Behrndt assists families in all aspects of family law and criminal defense by providing expert legal advice, effective negotiation, and as needed, aggressive litigation.

  • The partners in our firm lend a broad spectrum of personalities and skills.
  • Each attorney has developed skills that will assist a particular client’s situation.
  • There are some matters that require an aggressive litigator, while other matters require artful and perhaps amicable negotiations and settlement.
  • Our firm extends the skills and personalities to best suit the particular issues in your matter.
William C. Behrndt


Rutgers University, J.D., 1991

Practice Areas:
Family Law; Adoptions; Divorce; Paternity; Child Custody; Child Support; Spousal Support; Property Divisions; Move-Aways; Elder Abuse; Criminal Law; Domestic Violence


Orange County Bar Association (Family Law Section); Los Angeles County Bar Association; State Bar of California (Family Law Section); Association of Trial Lawyers of America.

1991, New Jersey; 1992, New York; 1996, California


Mr. Behrndt is a principal with WILLIAM C. BEHRNDT LLP. Mr. Behrndt is licensed to practice law in the States of California, New York and New Jersey. He was formerly corporate counsel for a major US corporation. Mr. Behrndt is committed to providing excellent service in a cost effective manner. The skills developed through years of experience as corporate counsel and in private practice are the foundation of his firm. Mr. Behrndt has been practicing law since 1991.

There are many instances in family law where an attorney's ability to negotiate settlement is crucial to resolving the client's case, saving significant financial resources, and minimizing emotional trauma. Mr. Behrndt is an exceptional negotiator and obtains positive results for his clients through settlement.

There are instances where negotiation is either unacceptable or not favorable. In these instances, litigation skill is essential. Mr. Behrndt has time and again proven his litigation skills in the family law courthouse as well as in other areas of law.