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What is a DNA Paternity Test?
A DNA paternity tests the comparison of a child's genetic material to an alleged father's genetic material to determine the probability of them sharing a biological relationship.
What is the difference between the Legal Test and the Informational only?
A legal test is court admissible. The identity of each individual tested is verified and the chain of custody is tracked. A third party performs the collection. Results are delivered within 3 to 6 business days. Informational or private test is for your own peace of mind and is not court admissible. An informational test can be collected by our professional collectors or even yourself with a home kit.
How can Paternity be determined without the alleged father?
In many scenarios the absence of the alleged Father comes in play, in circumstances where the alleged father is missing or perhaps deceased, in this type of case Grandparent DNA test becomes a great tool to find paternity and relationship, other ways to find relationship DNA may involved Family DNA reconstruction, In some cases where the father is deceased the family can try to obtain blood of tissue samples that may it been collected from the Medical Review Officer or Hospital as well.
Does the mother needs to be tested for a Paternity case?
It is not required for the mother to be tested, but the mother’s sample is strongly recommended and improves statistical results.
Can I use my testing results to obtain Child Support?
Legal paternity test results can be used as a document to prove relationship for child support of social security benefits.
Are the results confidential?
Yes, results are only accessed through the communication channels indicated on the sample collection forms.
What would the results indicate?
The results will indicate the statistical probability that the alleged father is excluded or not excluded as the biological father.
What will happen on my sample collection appointment?
Participants will fill out paperwork, pay for the test, a trained collector will take pictures, make copies of identification documents (*only for legal cases), non legal or informational cases does not required copy of identification, a buccal swab from each individual will be collected and place in separate envelopes and sealed at the presence of the dono(s).
What should I bring to the appointment?
Legal cases, Participants are required to bring photo identification for adults, and birth certificate, social security card, or immunization records for minors. A Parent or legal Legal Guardian must be present for any collection involving a minor. For non Legal cases/informational, no proof of identification is required, as results are only for informational purposes, and there no chain of custody involved.
How accurate is DNA testing for paternity ?
Paternity Family DNA Testing has become one of the most accurate ways to identify Paternity, DNA testing in most cases offers a 99.99% to prove relationship between an alleged father and a child as well of 0% when relationship must be excluded between the parties. Siblings and Grandparent DNA testing or final results varies in percentage due to the amount of variances sometimes not directly from the parent.
Can Paternity DNA be establish without the mother?
Yes, a large percentage of test is performed without the need of a collection from the mother, The child inherit an equal amount of DNA from the father and from the mother, A Paternity DNA without the mother will focus identifying DNA only from the Alleged father.
Is there any difference between Buccal Swab & Blood Paternity and Family DNA final result?
Both methods of DNA collection will provide the same accurate final results, Buccal swabs are nowadays the most preferred way to collect a DNA specimen, specially with small young babies and kids, the process is quick and painless.
How can parties be tested in different cities?
Our office can coordinate appointments throughout our network and find the closest location to you in the US territory. With our service, parties samples can be collected in different cities with the peace of mind of professional facilities and staff.
What does 'Chain of custody mean'?
Chain of Custody is a legal document that tracks the sample from the time of collection to the time it is tested. Each person that comes in contact with the sample is documented to trace the sample.
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