Teressa Maines

Teressa Maines LLB BCom

Teressa commenced work with Gregson & Associates since its inception. It is through her time with Gregson & Associates that she has developed a passion for work in probate, estate administration, and estate planning.

Teressa graduated with a Bachelor of Law and Commerce (Human Resource Management) from Curtin University in 2019. She was admitted to the Supreme Court of Western Australia in 2020. Teressa is furthering her passion for succession law in her current studies at the College of Law in the Master of Laws course majoring in Wills and Estates and Estate Planning.

Teressa enjoys meeting a diverse range of clients and enjoys the challenge of providing bespoke estate planning advice tailored to the client’s circumstances, goals, and objectives. She can prepare Wills (including testamentary discretionary trust Wills), Enduring Power of Attorney documents, Enduring Power of Guardianship documents, Advanced Health Directives, and death benefit nominations for superannuation (both retail and SMSF’s).   She has assisted a number of clients who have complex asset structures, businesses, trusts, and SMSF’s. Teressa ensures all clients leave Gregson & Associates feeling confident and comfortable that their succession planning is in order.

Teressa also has experience with complex letters of administration and probate applications. She has experience assisting clients in the administration of various estates from insolvent estates to multi-million-dollar estates.

Teressa can assist and advise on the establishment of infant trusts for estate/superannuation proceeds. She also has experience in resolving potential estate/superannuation disputes informally through deeds of family arrangements.

Teressa has worked on complex estate administration matters such as workplace fatality claims through WorkCover WA. She regularly assists clients in superannuation disputes, including through the Australian Financial Complaints Authority.

Teressa is dedicated to providing a professional experience for all clients.