COURT ORDERED DNA TEST.
WHO PAYS FOR IT?

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Court-Ordered Paternity tests, Who pays for a DNA test in court?

Court Ordered DNA Test. Who Pays For It? There are only two options in which the parties involved have to choose. One, if the parties involved choose to perform a paternity test privately. Meaning they will pay out of pocket. 

Second, if the parties involved decide to settle their paternity issue through the courts. If the second option is your choice. Then it is important to note. Normally, a Judge decides whether the parties involved need the assistance of the state. If the alleged father is unable to pay for a paternity test during the court proceeding. The court may opt to have the state pay for your DNA test. But, in most states, the petitioning party will have to reimburse the state. We recommend seeking a family law professional in your state to inquire about whether the court will provide non-reimbursement DNA testing services.

If you would like to coordinate your DNA Testing appointment today or have questions about court-ordered DNA Testing please contact IDTO at 877-680-5800.

How to get a court ordered paternity test?

A Court Ordered DNA Test is a product of a disagreement between an alleged father and mother. In order to bridge the differences many times, the mother or the alleged father will file with the courts a Paternity Petition.

Below are the people that have the ability to file for Paternity Petition with Family Court.

  • the child’s mother
  • a man who believes he is the father
  • the child or child’s guardian
  • the Department of Social Services if the child is getting public assistance

It is important to note, court-ordered DNA Tests normally pertain to unmarried couples.

If you would like to coordinate your DNA Testing appointment today or have questions about court-ordered DNA Testing please contact IDTO at 877-680-5800.

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