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Adam N. Schanz, Esq.

Attorney Adam N. Schanz earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, with Honors, from University of California, Santa Barbara. He earned his Juris Doctorate from Pepperdine School of Law in 2006. During law school, Mr. Schanz clerked for the Honorable Robert P. Applegate in the Los Angeles Superior Court, Family Law Division.

Since admission to the California bar in 2006, Mr. Schanz has worked solely in the private practice of Family Law where he has built an exemplary reputation for integrity, professionalism, and dedication to his work. He has represented hundreds of clients including many professionals, celebrities, and high net worth individuals. He possesses a vast amount of experience successfully handling hundreds of complex litigation matters and virtually every aspect of family law matters.

Mr. Schanz has been recognized as a “Rising Star” by the Super Lawyers publication in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2018.


Attorney Schanz has been an excellent attorney and has exceeded my expectations. I have many lawyers and none have seem to care about my actual situation like he does. He has taken my finances into account and has been beyond fair with his billing! I will hire no one but him in the future and recommend him to anyone needing help in a domestic law situation.


Adam worked on a case for me several years back and his professionalism and work ethic were outstanding. He was a very good listener and handled my case with extreme care. Adam is smart, courteous and a great lawyer!


Adam did a great job for me. He was fair and honest, and even kept the cost down. He also was always available for me. I just can’t say enough good things about him. Thank you Adam!


Why Choose Us

Dissolution of Marriage

Mr. Schanz has extensive experience providing divorce representation, and he protects his clients whether their divorce is simple a nd uncontested, or extremely contentious and acrimonious.


Establishing parentage involves the determination of a parent’s rights and responsibilities, which include whether a parent will obtain legal and/or physical custody of a child, the amount of child support, if the child can be relocated to another state or country, and whether the child can be claimed for tax purposes.

Child Custody and Visitation

Mr. Schanz regularly represents clients in connection with parenting and visitation schedules, post-judgment modifications of custody, selection of and payment for extracurricular activities and private schooling, and the issues that arise when one parent wants to relocate a child to another city, state, or country.

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