Adam N. Schanz

Top rated Family Law attorney in Manhattan Beach, California

Schanz Law Corporation
Adam N. Schanz
Schanz Law Corporation

Practice Areas: Family Law; view more

Licensed in California since: 2006

Education: Pepperdine University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2009 - 2011, 2013 - 2016, 2018

Schanz Law Corporation

1500 Rosecrans Avenue
Suite 500
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266 Visit website


As a family law attorney and owner of Schanz Law Corporation, Adam N. Schanz represents clients in Los Angeles, California. With over a decade of experience, he is highly qualified to handle matters of alimony and spousal support, move-away and relocation, child support, child custody and visitation, contempt proceedings, post-dissolution modification proceedings, prenuptial agreements, paternity and parentage, division of debt and assets, and dissolution of marriage.

Along with family law, Mr. Schanz also has experience in appellate law, criminal law, and civil litigation. After graduating with honors from the University of California, Santa Barbara, with a bachelor’s degree in psychology, he attended law school. In 2006, he earned his Juris Doctor from Pepperdine Caruso School of Law and was admitted to practice in California that same year.

Mr. Schanz has an Avvo “Superb” rating and received a Clients’ Choice Award in 2017. The National Academy of Family Law Attorneys gave him one of the Nation’s Premier Top Ten Rankings in 2018. During his career, he has handled cases for high net worth individuals, celebrities and professionals, and has hundreds of happy clients to show for it. Complex cases are common for him, and he is committed to protecting the future of his clients.

His professional goals are to always meet and exceed the expectations of his clients. Cost-effectiveness and efficiency are also important to Mr. Schanz, and he is known for his availability and accessibility to his clients. As he works through their cases, he explains the details of their case to them so they understand what to expect, and the various potential outcomes.

Practice areas

Family Law

Focus areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Marital Property, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements

  • 100% Family Law

First Admitted: 2006, California

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • California Bar, 2006
  • Massachusetts Bar, 2012
Educational Background:
  • University of California, Santa Barbara- Psychology, with Honors.
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Family Law Overview: “Everything Women Want to Know About Family Law But Are Afraid to Ask”, 2016
  • Rated "Superb", 10 out of 10 Rating, Avvo, 2020
  • Recognized as "Rising Star" in 2009-2011, 2013-2015, 2016, and 2018, and as "Super Lawyer" in 2021, 2022, and 2023., Super Lawyers

Office location for Adam N. Schanz

1500 Rosecrans Avenue
Suite 500
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

Phone: 310-861-6678


4 Years Super Lawyers
8 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2009 - 2011, 2013 - 2016, 2018

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