DNA Test - Cicero, NY

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Health Street provides DNA tests and legal paternity testing in Cicero, New York at our centrally located testing laboratory. Call (315) 325-8627 or schedule online. We offer legal paternity tests, sibling studies, grandparent DNA tests, avuncular (aunt or uncle) testing, and postmortem DNA testing to determine if people are biologically related.

Set up DNA testing appointments online. Test results can be used in court for child support or to change a birth a certificate; it can also be used for simple peace of mind. Appointments can be scheduled together or separately. Legal DNA tests are done by cheek swab at our testing centers. We can also extract DNA samples from hair follicles, fingernails, and other specimens.

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DNA Test - Cicero, New York

Cicero NY DNA Testing Locations

Types of DNA Tests at our Cicero, New York locations:

The most commonly ordered DNA test is a Paternity Test to conclusively establish whether or not a man is the biological father of a child.

Paternity Testing can be performed at our testing centers. DNA Testing can be done for other close family relationships, such as:

Grandparent DNA Test (if the father is not available for testing)
Sibling DNA Test (possible brothers, sisters, or half-siblings)
Avuncular DNA Test (aunt/uncle and niece/nephew)

Specimens we can test for DNA

The easiest and most reliable way to obtain a DNA sample for paternity testing is to swab the inner cheeks of the people being tested. These skin cells are known as buccal cells, and they rub off easily onto cotton swabs and remain in place for analysis by our laboratory. Other specimen samples, such as hair follicles, fingernails, and garments that might contain someone's DNA, can also be tested. An Alternative Specimen DNA Test is done by registering online and shipping the specimens to us.

Legally Admissible DNA Tests vs. "Peace of Mind" At-Home Tests

A Legal Paternity Test is a court admissible DNA testing service. Accurate results for DNA paternity testing with 99.99% confidence or greater take about a week.

When deciding which type of DNA test is right for you, consider first what you might do with the results. In order for the results of a DNA test to hold up in court, for child support, or to change the name on a birth certificate, the test must be done at a clinic using strict chain of custody procedures. Our Cicero DNA testing technicians are trained to follow guidelines that ensure that the results can be used for legal purposes.

How to schedule a DNA Test in Cicero NY

Scheduling a DNA test at one of our Cicero clinics is simple and fast, and we often have appointments available in the same week. It's always helpful to schedule in advance to make sure you get the time you want. Register online, or please call our customer service team, which can help you book your appointment over the phone.

We have state of the art testing labs and friendly clinics that perform the DNA sample collection in Cicero, plus many more locations throughout New York and all across the United States. Not every one of our clinics performs paternity testing in Cicero. We'll show you the nearest locations to get a DNA test in Cicero , NY so you can choose the testing center that is most convenient. When you register, you can also pick the appointment time and date that you prefer.

Why Health Street

More than a Decade of Experience

Since 2010, Health Street has offered DNA tests in Cicero, the state of Cicero, New York, and throughout the nation.  Since our founding, we have focused on helping people obtain the DNA and paternity tests that they need, from Cicero to neighborhoods everywhere.

Commitment to Excellence

Our mission is to understand the DNA testing needs of our clients. We strive to provide the most accurate, fast, and conclusive paternity tests in Cicero. 

Cicero, NY - DNA Testing

How to Establish Paternity in Cicero

In Cicero, NY, there are several ways for a man to be declared a child's legal father. According to the Bombardo Law Office, which serves clients in Cicero and the surrounding area, if a man and woman are married when the woman gives birth, they are presumed to be the child's legal parents. However, if the mother is not married, a man can voluntarily claim the child by doing any of the following:

Sign a legal form drafted by an attorney, acknowledging that he is the child's father.
Attempt to marry the child's mother when the child was conceived or born.
Take in the child, caring for him or her as his own, and presenting the child as his to others.
Develop a close parent/child relationship with the child.

If another man takes these actions before the biological father does, the biological father will have to petition the courts to establish his legal paternity. If no one claims the child, then a court petition is also needed. In this case, a DNA test is often required to prove a man's biological relationship to the child.

Contesting Paternity in Cicero, NY

If a Cicero woman claims that a man is the father of her child, and he contests this, the matter must be resolved in family court. Cicero, New York residents are served by the Onondago County Courthouse, located at 401 Montgomery Street in Syracuse. This court hears custody and visitation rights cases, child support cases, and requests to terminate parental rights. The NYCourts.gov website provides Cicero parents with A Citizen's Guide to the Family Court and other information, including instructions for filing petitions.

Reasons to Establish a Child's Paternity

Is establishing paternity really worth the effort? According to experts at the Cicero-area Haddad Law Office, establishing legal paternity creates several important rights and responsibilities. This includes:

The child's right to receive financial support as well as life and medical insurance benefits from both parents.
Both parent's rights to request visitation and/or custody of the child.
The child's right to receive an inheritance.
The father's right to contest an adoption.

Establishing paternity can help ensure that a child is properly cared for and has the same rights as a child who is born to married parents.

Last updated 10/20/2023

Neighborhoods Served in Cicero

Button Rd
Crowell Dr
Lakeshore Rd
Lawton Rd
Mud Mill Rd
Pardee Rd
Weaver Rd
W Seymour St

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