Trust Ganz Law Offices; Lawyers in Kearney, Nebraska

Our goal is to provide the highest quality, efficient and cost-effective legal services to our clientele and community who we've been serving for decades

Generations of Experience

About Us

Ganz Law Offices, P.C., L.L.O. in Kearney, Nebraska serves clients with comprehensive and professional legal services, concentrating our practice on real estate transactions, corporate and business planning and formation, estate planning, wills and trusts, and probate.

Our firm was founded in 1949 by James R. Ganz, Sr. and became Ganz and Ganz, Attorneys in 1979 with the joinder of James R. Ganz, Jr.. The firm was known as Ganz, Romatzke and Stamm from 2005 to 2010. The present firm of Ganz Law Offices, P.C. was then established in August, 2010, with James R. Ganz, Jr. as the sole attorney.

Our goal is to provide the highest quality, efficient and cost-effective legal services to our clientele and community. If you are searching for lawyers in Kearney, Nebraska and the surrounding area, consider the reputation our firm has maintained over the years. Ganz Law Offices emphasizes the timely, honest and ethical handlings of legal matters entrusted to us, and we value our long-standing reputation for high integrity.

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate sales, purchases, leases and like-kind exchanges.
  • Real estate development matters such as restrictive covenants, condominiums and easements.
  • Wills and trusts.
  • Probate.
  • Estate Planning.
  • Business planning, including but not limited to the formation of Nebraska corporations, limited liability companies (LLC), partnerships, non-profit corporations, and purchases and sales of businesses.


Ganz Law Offices emphasizes the timely, honest and ethical handlings of legal matters entrusted to us, and we value our long-standing reputation for high integrity. As part of this commitment, we feel it important that you be advised of some important matters before contacting us regarding your legal concerns. You should read the disclaimer on this website before sending any information to us. Do not send us information until you call us and speak with our lawyer to get authorization to send that information to us.

Our friendly staff will be happy to assist you over the phone or in person. Our lawyer will then let you know how to provide us with further information.

Ganz Advantages

Our experience and knowledge of real estate law, title insurance and escrow closings provide our clients with a unique quality and perspective of service in real estate transactions, whether it be purchases and sales, leases, covenants, easements or estate planning. Our continuing relationship with Tri-City Title Services, LLC, who recently purchased Ganz Title & Escrow Company, can benefit our clients who are involved in real estate transactions and planning.

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James R. Ganz, JR.

Shareholder and President, Ganz Law Offices, P.C., L.L.O.

Married to Kathleen L. (Gibbons) Ganz

Children: Jeffrey G. Ganz and Marcy G. Neeman


University of Nebraska Lincoln: BA degree (1971)

University of Nebraska Lincoln College of Law, Juris Doctor degree (1974)

NEBRASKA LAW REVIEW, 1972-1974, Managing Editor (1973-1974)

Admitted to Nebraska Supreme Court and U.S. District Court (1974)


Trust Officer, National Bank of Commerce, Lincoln, NE (1974-1979)

Practicing Attorney (1979-present), Title Insurance Agent and Abstracter (1979-2017)

Areas of Practice

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Nebraska State Bar Association (1974-present)

Buffalo County Bar Association (1979-present)

Buffalo County Bar Association (Past President)

Nebraska State Bar Association Real Estate, Probate and Trust section

Nebraska State Bar Association Real Estate Practice Guidelines committee

Nebraska Land Title Association

Public Service and Honors

Lecturer at Bar Association, Title association and community seminars on real estate, trusts, wills, probate, and estate planning

Kearney City Planning Commission (past member and Chairman 1987-2016)

State of Nebraska Foster Care Review Board (past Vice-chairman)

Kearney Area Community Foundation (former member of Board of Directors)

Kearney Area Arts Council (past President)

Methodist Memorial Homes, Holdrege (former member of the Board of Directors)

Buffalo County Foster Care Review Board (past Chairman and member)

Nebraska Land Title Association (1985 President)

Nebraska Land Title Association Title Person of the Year (2001)

Leadership Kearney/Kearney Chamber of Commerce and co-founder of Youth Leadership Kearney

First United Methodist Church, Kearney: various committees and leadership positions, and choir

Kearney Hub Reader Advisory Board

Contact Us

Contact information for Ganz Law Offices, P.C., L.L.O.

416 West 48th Street, Suite 32
PO Box 895
Kearney, NE 68845

Phone: 308-237-5146

Fax: 308-234-5399

Email for Ganz Law Offices, P.C., L.L.O. (James R. Ganz, Jr.) (Stacy Klintworth) (Mary Wicht)


Buffalo County government site

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