Roberta K. Henault

Top rated Family Law attorney in Fairfax, Virginia

Taylor Huguley Powers PLLC
Roberta K. Henault
Taylor Huguley Powers PLLC

Practice Areas: Family Law, Estate Planning & Probate; view more

Licensed in Virginia since: 2000

Education: Suffolk University Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2007

Taylor Huguley Powers PLLC

9990 Fairfax Blvd
Suite 430
Fairfax, VA 22030 Visit website


An of counsel at Fairfax, Virginia, based law firm of Taylor Huguley Powers PLLC, Roberta K. Henault represents the best interests of people from Fairfax County in various family law matters. Having extensive experience with issues related to military members and their spouses, she provides services related to:

  • Divorce and settlement agreements
  • Equitable distribution of assets
  • Child custody and visitation
  • Child and spousal support
  • Negotiation and preparation of marital agreements
  • Post-decree modifications
  • Qualified domestic relations orders
  • Estate planning, trusts and durable powers of attorney
  • Advance medical directives
  • Stepparent adoptions

Upon graduating with her bachelor’s degree magna cum laude in 1990 from Stonehill College, Ms. Henault acquired her Juris Doctor degree cum laude from the Suffolk University Law School in 1999. In the course of her practice at various law firms, she has acquired valuable experience and skills that allow her to represent her clients in all legal proceedings effectively.

Ms. Henault’s clarity of thought, coupled with her precision and extraordinary ability to think on her feet, makes her an irresistible force in the courtroom. Professional and knowledgeable, she strives to grasp the underlying facts and details of the case and thoroughly analyzes all the aspects and available options. She is highly flexible and accommodates her clients’ needs throughout the process.

Permitted to practice in Virginia and the District of Columbia, Ms. Henault has an active involvement in associations such as the Fairfax Bar Association’s Family Law Section, the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, the Virginia Women Attorneys Association and the District of Columbia Bar’s Family Law Section. A few of the cases she participated in have been published for future use as precedent by lawyers and judges.

Ms. Henault has been honored with an AV Preeminent* peer-review rating through Martindale-Hubbell. Apart from being featured by The Best Lawyers in America and listed as one of the “Ten Leaders” in divorce law, she also holds an “Excellent” rating on Avvo. She dedicates her time to serving the Fairfax County courts as a motions conciliator.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Family Law, Estate Planning & Probate

Focus areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Estate Planning, Living Wills, Marital Property, Power of Attorney, Prenuptial Agreements, Same Sex Family Law, Trusts, Wills

  • 80% Family Law
  • 20% Estate Planning & Probate

First Admitted: 1999, Massachusetts

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Virginia, 2000
  • District of Columbia, 2001
  • Marindale-Hubbell AV-Preeminent The Best Lawyers in America © Family Law, since 2021
  • Super Lawyers, Washington DC, since 2013
  • Super Lawyers, Virginia, since 2013
Educational Background:
  • Suffolk University Law School, Cum Laude, Boston, MA, 1999
  • Stonehill College, BA., Magna Cum Laude, North Easton, Massachusetts, 1990
Industry Groups:
  • Federal Government
  • Military

Office location for Roberta K. Henault

9990 Fairfax Blvd
Suite 430
Fairfax, VA 22030

Phone: 703-879-6500


12 Years Super Lawyers
1 Year Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2007

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