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Dean Hanewinckel wrote the book on Florida Residency.   The Official Snowbird’s Guide To Becoming A Florida Resident is the Number 1 authority on becoming a Florida resident and is available at Amazon.com.  

Dean has been serving his client’s estate planning, real estate law and business law needs since 1984. He received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in 1981, and his Juris Doctor degree in 1984, both from the University of Florida.

In addition to the Official Snowbird's Guide, Dean is the author of Manifest Your Legacy, a Complete Guide to Making a Positive Impact on Your Family and Community for Generations to Come,  and the guide, Estate Planning in Florida - A Concise and Complete Guide to Peace of Mind, also available at Amazon.com. And he has written the E-Book, What To Do When A Loved One Dies – A Survivor’s Guide, as well as dozens of articles on estate planning, probate, real estate, business and legacy issues.

Dean has served his community as a past president of the Englewood-Cape Haze Chamber of Commerce, past president of the Englewood Lemon Bay Sunrise Rotary Club and director of the Englewood Board for Big Brothers –Big Sisters.  He has coached AAU basketball and served as the PA announcer for the Venice High School Lady Indians basketball team.

Dean was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. He currently lives in Nokomis, Florida with his wife, Nancy.  He has children studying at the University of Virginia Law School, the University of Florida (2), and Tulane University.