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Dean Hanewinckel has helped his clients with their estate planning and real estate needs for over a quarter of a century.  He is the author of three published books, all available on 

The Official Snowbird's Guide To Becoming A Florida Resident is the most complete source written for Florida residency. This book is a must for persons moving to Florida or even just thinking about moving to Florida. Starting with a step-by-step guide of how to become a Florida resident, the book covers such valuable topics as: - Understanding Florida homestead law so you can take advantage of its tax savings and asset protection features. - How to save thousands of dollars by qualifying for in-state college tuition. - How to make sure your loved ones don't suffer the same fate as Terri Schiavo's family. - How to save thousands of dollars when buying a home in Florida. - Money saving tips Florida contractors don't want you to know that will reduce your costs and put you in control of your Florida home construction. - Simple things you can do to save thousands of dollars in property insurance premiums. - How to free yourself from the tax bondage of your previous state. This book will explain in clear language easy tasks to follow to make sure you will be able to enjoy the benefits of living in Florida.

Manifest Your Legacy, will teach you how you can take your estate planning to a new level and leave a legacy to your family and community.  The book outlines a step-by-step guide to creating a Legacy Statement - a love letter to your family that will endure for generations.  It also shows you how to create a legacy for your community through charitable giving.  You can have a positive and lasting impact on others that will last for years.

Dean's latest book, Estate Planning in Florida, is a concise and complete guide to Peace of Mind.  It teaches, in plain English, what you need to know to create the perfect estate plan for you and your family.


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Practice areas


  1. Estate Planning: 70%
    30 years
  2. Real Estate: 20%
    30 years
  3. Business: 10%
    30 years


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  • Steven W. Ledbetter

    I have known Attorney Hanewinckel for several years and can personally attest to his competency and an outstanding ability to find creative solutions to his clients’ challenges or problems. He is very attentive to his clients’ unique needs and goals. It is my pleasure to be in the same community with him.


    Steven Ledbetter Probate Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Law Offices of Dean Hanewinckel, P.A.

2650 S McCall Rd
Englewood, FL, 34224-6400


FLMember in Good Standing198409/08/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Outstanding DirectorEnglewood Area Chamber of CommerceN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PresidentLaw Offices of Dean Hanewinckel, P.A.1995 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Estate Planning in FloridaPUBLISHED BOOK2014
Manifest Your LegacyPUBLISHED BOOK2010
The Official Snowbird's Guide To Becoming A Florida ResidentPUBLISHED BOOK2008
EzineArticles.comVarious Articles about Estate Planning, Florida Residency, Legacy Planning, and more2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Legal Series SeminarBecoming a Florida ResidentN/A
Legal SeminarAvoiding ProbateN/A