DNA and paternity tests are typically taken to answer important questions about biological relationships. They are often taken to:
These two purposes require the same high quality DNA testing services, but they have different requirements for DNA sample collection.
Paternity test results can be used for many different legal purposes, including child support, child custody cases, estate, inheritance determination, immigration and adoption. To ensure that the DNA test results are legally defensible, tested parties must undergo a legal testing process through which 'chain of custody' is maintained. The 'Chain of Custody' process ensures that (cheek-swab) samples are performed & collected by a neutral third party & never by the donors themselves. The legally admissible test kit includes detailed instructions and forms required to legally document the 'Chain of Custody' home sample collection.
Sample Collection Instructions: