One of the toughest things a man can experience in his life is to call into question whether or not he is the biological father of a child. The emotional roller coaster can drive a man to irrational thinking and behavior. Since the inception of parentage testing, alleged fathers, mothers, family members, and concerned parties now have a reliable tool to help determine a biological relationship between a father and child.
A Paternity test helps to determine the probability of a biological relationship between an alleged father and child by comparing both the alleged father and child’s DNA profile.
Legal paternity tests are used for the purposes of establishing a biological relationship between the alleged father and a child. This option is most commonly used for the purposes of immigration, child support, social security, or child custody cases.It is important to note, The facilities we partner with are accredited by the AABB to conduct legal chain of custody DNA testing.
A standard legal DNA test is most commonly used for adding or changing a name on a birth certificate. Remember, only a legal paternity test that builds a proper chain of custody can be used for legal purposes only. Peace of mind DNA tests can not be used for legal purposes.
Legal Paternity Tests requires alleged fathers to have a state-issued I.D. (drivers license or passport). If the alleged father name is not on the birth certificate. The mother of the child will need to be available to give consent for the child to perform a DNA test. Please note, this only applies to children under 18 years of age or younger. It is always recommended that mother is involved with the DNA test for increased accuracy. If you would like to coordinate an appointment for a DNA test. Please contact our office today at 877-680-5800 or, locally at 347-735-5490.
If you are a New York State resident you will be required to obtain a doctor’s prescription and/or court order from a judge. Please note, your prescription must be obtained from New York State licensed physician only. Prescriptions from an out of state doctor will not be accepted. The requirements stated are mandated by the New York State Department of Health.
Scheduling an appointment is simple. Call 877-680-5800 or 347-735-5490 to coordinate an appointment and allow one of IDTO DNA Relationship Test Consultants assist you today. Our network has access to well-over 1500 plus DNA sample collection facilities in just about every major city nationwide. We work with you in locating the closest sample collection facility to ensure an easy and smooth process.
If you do not need a legal paternity test. Peace of mind home DNA test kit may be a better option. Learn more about our peace of mind paternity test kits here.
The average turnaround time for results will be 1 to 3 business days from the date in which the lab receives all genetic testing samples.
Getting a DNA test for legal purposes is simple. All you have to do is, contact our office today at 877-680-5800 or 347-735-5490 to coordinate an appointment.
Yes. Our client’s information is important to us. We do not share our client’s personal information or results with third-party companies.
A legal paternity test is a test result that can be used as evidence for legal purposes. Some examples are child support, social security cases, and immigration. Legal testing also requires a chain of custody to be created. It is important to note that all genetic testing samples are processed and analyzed by an AABB Accredited Laboratory to conduct legal Chain of Custody testing.
An At-Home DNA Paternity Test Kit is a peace of mind testing option that allows people to collect their own genetic samples. Home DNA test results can not be used for legal purposes only. No chain of custody is created for this option.
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