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John C. Menear HBA, LLB| Principal and Founder

John MenearThe Divorce Centre was founded by John C. Menear HBA (Business) and LLB. Mr. Menear graduated from The Business School at the University of Western Ontario, and Osgoode Hall Law School. With a background in business and law, Mr. Menear brings both financial acumen and legal skill to the practice of Family Law.

He is one of the founders of Collaborative Practice Simcoe County, which is a private settlement process for separating couples, and was a founding member of the Canadian Equal Parenting Council, which has over thirty member agencies across Canada which are dedicated to ensuring that children have the benefit of two parents in their lives.

In 2009, Mr. Menear was honoured to be asked to join in the announcement  of the introduction of Bill C – 422, an Act to Amend the Divorce Act at the Press Gallery on Parliament Hill in Ottawa.

An active volunteer, Mr. Menear has been the Chair of the Orillia Economic Development Commission, Chair of St. Paul’s United Church, and President of Hillcrest Lodge – an affordable housing development for seniors in Orillia. He is also an accredited Stephen Minister, and most recently has become a green energy provider to the Province of Ontario.

About The Divorce Centre

Our mission is to simplify the process of separation, separation agreements, and divorce in order to save you money, reduce conflict and stress, and ensure the fair division of property and wealth.


Why Choose Us?

Divorce is unfortunate but sometimes necessary. Our experience and compassion means that we are guided by the importance of fairness for everyone who will be affected in years to come..


Serving Central Ontario

The Divorce Centre serves Simcoe County, Victoria County, Muskoka Region, and all of Central Ontario. Our unique caring approach to the divorce process can help to ease the stress of what can be a very challenging time in your life, and the lives of you children.

The Divorce Centre
33 Front St N
Orillia, ON L3V 4R6