Rebekah Sanfuentes is an Associate with McNamara & Associates practicing in Wills and Estates.
Rebekah is the firms Wills and Estates lawyer and she practices from the firm’s Ipswich and Springfield offices. She has been employed by McNamara & Associates since 2003. Rebekah began studying her Bachelor of Laws at Queensland University of Technology in 2006, while still maintaining full-time employment with our firm. In November 2012 Rebekah completed her Bachelor of Laws degree and in April 2013 she completed her Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, also at QUT. Rebekah was admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland as a lawyer on 3 June 2013.
Rebekah’s extensive experience has provided her with the requisite skills and knowledge to be a valued staff member at McNamara & Associates. Rebekah is a Registered Trust and Estate Practitioner and practices in all areas of succession law, being estate administration, estate litigation and estate planning (including Wills, Powers of Attorney, asset protection and Testamentary Trusts). Rebekah is committed to her clients and has an easy-going, friendly personality.
At only 4 foot 10 inches tall, Rebekah’s pint sized stature should not fool you. She has a great determination to get the results her clients hope for.
Rebekah’s predominantly practices in the area of succession law including:-
1) Estate planning – preparation of Wills, Powers of Attorney, Advanced Health Directives and Testamentary Trusts. Rebekah can also assist you by providing advice regarding asset protection such as superannuation
binding nominations of beneficiaries and transfers of assets during your lifetime;
2) Estate administration – Applications for Probate, Letters of Administration, asset transfers/collection post death;
3) Estate litigation – bringing/defending applications for provisions from an estate, challenges to the validity of Wills, applications for the removal of executors, recovery of funds misappropriated under Power of Attorney,
superannuation claims/objections and all other forms of disputes in the area of Wills and Estates.
Rebekah’s awareness on how to tackle estate law issues, combined with being born, raised and educated in Ipswich, gives her a valuable insight and genuine understanding of her clients needs.
Rebekah is a member of the Queensland Law Society and a Full Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.
If you require legal assistance in the area of Wills and Estates, please contact Rebekah at our Ipswich office on 07 3816 9555