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About Rial Moulton

Washington Estate Planning Attorney

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Rial Moulton
Attorney at Law

Rial Moulton brings a diversity of experience to his estate and financial planning practice. In addition to training as a Certified Financial Planner professional, he is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a Registered Financial Consultant, and an Estate Planning Attorney. He has extensive experience in the field of income taxes and after law school earned a Masters Degree in Taxation. Also the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants named Mr. Moulton a Personal Financial Specialist due to his extensive training and experience in estate and financial planning.

Rial Moulton specializes in the concerns of clients ages 55 and older who are either in retirement or planning for retirement. He is well-versed in all of the critical aspects of retirement – wealth management, taxes, estate and long-term care planning and providing legacies for loved ones. As the founder of the firm of Moulton Law Offices, for 25 years he has helped families make the best choices for their retirement, grow and preserve assets, save on taxes, and then be able to pass their wealth as inexpensively and efficiently as possible to the next generation.

Have you accumulated enough to retire and be financially independent, and how do you manage your finances so that you will not outlive your resources? If you are like most people, you will retire only once, and mistakes in this process can be extremely costly. How often do you do something perfectly, when it’s the first time you have ever done it? By establishing a long-term relationship with Mr. Moulton, he can help manage your financial life not just when you retire, but for the rest of your life.

Most people want to minimize taxes. If you could be paying less income tax annually, Mr. Moulton will know it, and more importantly, he will help you avoid potentially huge estate taxes, and income tax on IRAs, retirement distributions and inherited IRAs. He will help you make the most of your assets so you can enjoy a successful retirement using the assets you’ve built over a lifetime. As life progresses, he will be a resource and guide for important decisions concerning your long-term care, and the best ways to leave your wealth to those you love.


Mr. Moulton began his legal career with Winston & Cashatt in Spokane, handling tax and estate planning areas for the firm. His legal work for a public company in the retail/wholesale business resulted in a position as Chief Financial Officer with the company, which in turn provided Mr. Moulton the opportunity to found a similar business in Canada. After its profitable sale, Mr. Moulton returned to the practice of estate and financial planning in Spokane. Mr. Moulton is licensed to practice in Washington and Idaho and is a member of the American, Washington State and the Spokane Bar Association, as well as Spokane Estate Planning Council, the National Association of Elder Law Attorneys and Wealth Counsel.

Recognized as an outstanding speaker, for over 14 years Mr. Moulton hosted his own radio show called "Your Estate Matters" on KXLY radio. He has appeared on CNBC Squawk Box national TV as a guest expert for their Financial Advisors Network. Rial has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, AARP, Investment News, AOL Daily Finance, Market Watch, and Medical Economics. He also regularly presents seminars to public and private groups.


Mr. Moulton's Juris Doctor is from the Seattle University School of Law, where he was elected to the Law Review. He also holds a Master's degree in Taxation, awarded summa cum laude by Golden Gate University in San Francisco, and a Bachelor's in Accounting, awarded cum laude by the University of Washington.


Mr. Moulton is married and lives in Spokane. His interests include golf, sailing, tennis and skiing as well as Gonzaga University Basketball.

The Moulton Law Offices serve clients in Spokane, Tri Cities, Richland, Kennewick and Pasco Washington as well as Coeur d' Alene Idaho. Please contact the firm if you or a family member need legal assistance with Washington Estate Planning, Financial Planning, Asset Protection, Probate and Estate Administration, Medicaid, Business Succession, Charitable Planning, Wills, Special Needs Trust Planning, Estate Tax Planning, Veterans' Aid and Attendance, Elder Law and Long Term Care Planning.

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