Legal Paternity Testing Newark NJ

DNA Paternity Testing For Legal Purposes In New Jersey

A legal paternity test is a test to help determine a biological relationship between an alleged father and child. In order for this test to be deemed a legal document. A chain of custody must be established. A chain of custody documents the entire process from the time your DNA samples are collected until the completion of the testing process. It should be noted, An AABB accredited laboratory must test DNA samples for you to use your result in a court case, such as child support, birth certificate name change, or immigration. All legal DNA testing services we provide are performed by an AABB accredited DNA Testing Laboratory.

What is a court-admissible paternity test in Newark NJ?

A paternity DNA test can determine the likelihood that a male is the biological father of the child. The standard parties test should include a child, the alleged father, and the mother. While a Paternity DNA test may be completed without the mother’s participation, our experts recommend obtaining a sample from the mother. By doing so, the mother’s half may be excluded from the child’s DNA results.

A court-admissible paternity test is a test that adheres to the guidelines of each state. As it currently stands, only AABB accredited DNA Parentage Labs can perform legal DNA testing results that will be recognized in court.

Can a Home Paternity Testing Kit result be used for legal purposes?

No. A Home paternity test does not follow the legal chain of custody testing guidelines. Therefore using a home paternity test kit for evidence submission in court will not be accepted.

Will A legal paternity test help to establish paternity in Newark New Jersey?

Yes. If a judge issues a court order or if both the alleged father and the mother of the child agree to perform a DNA test then using this testing option will be a key piece in establishing the paternity of the child.

How long will it take for me to receive my legal DNA Paternity Test results?

Legal results are completed on average of 1 to 3 business days from the day on which the lab received all genetic samples.