DNA Testing in Clinton Township, Michigan

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Health Street offers DNA testing, legal paternity tests, and sibling DNA tests in Clinton Township, Michigan at a centrally located testing laboratory. Register now, or call us at (586) 210-3695 with any questions. Our paternity testing (including grandparent DNA tests, avuncular (aunt or uncle) testing, and postmortem DNA testing) determines if two or more people are related.

Schedule your Clinton Township DNA test appointment online. Our legal DNA test results can be used in court for matters such as: child support, birth certificates, and custody cases. Appointments can be scheduled together or separately. Legal DNA tests are done by cheek swab at our testing centers. We also offer home DNA test kits for peace of mind. DNA can be tested from hair, fingernails, and other specimens.

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DNA Test - Clinton Township, Michigan

Clinton Township MI DNA Testing Locations

Types of DNA Tests at our Clinton Township, Michigan 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 Clinton Township 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 Clinton Township MI

Scheduling a DNA test at one of our Clinton Township 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 Clinton Township, plus many more locations throughout Michigan and all across the United States. Not every one of our clinics performs paternity testing in Clinton Township. We'll show you the nearest locations to get a DNA test in Clinton Township , MI 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

Over a Decade of Experience

Health Street has been performing DNA testing nationally since 2010.  We have helped thousands of people from Clinton Township to communities all across the USA get DNA tests and paternity tests.

Dedication to Excellence

Our dedication to excellence includes our commitment to provide compassionate services and to helping people obtain the accurate DNA testing in Clinton Township that they need. 

Clinton Township, Michigan - DNA Testing

Establishing paternity in Clinton Township, MI

Unmarried parents from Clinton Township, Michigan, can establish paternity in two ways. If both parents are sure about paternity and have no doubts that the alleged father is the biological father, they can sign a voluntary Affidavit of Parentage form. The form is often available for parents to sign at the hospital when the baby is born, but they can also do it later.

Sometimes, parents disagree about paternity or are unsure whether the man is the biological father. In that case, they can go to court and let the judge establish paternity. The judge often asks the alleged father and child to take a DNA test to prove their relationship. If the DNA test shows they are related, the judge may consider this while establishing paternity. Afterward, parents can establish visitation rights, custody, and child support if necessary.

Clinton Township, Michigan: Benefits of establishing paternity

As soon as parents from Clinton Township, Michigan, establish paternity, the child can gain multiple benefits.

Some of the benefits for the child can include:

Right to inherit from both parents
Veterans' and disability benefits, if applicable
Social security benefits
Health and life insurance
Knowing both parents and building a bond with them
Better sense of identity
Access to the medical history of both parents

Establishing paternity is also beneficial for parents. Once the father becomes a legal parent, they can share rights and responsibilities for their child. The father can also participate in important decisions about the child's upbringing, education, or health. Before paternity is established, the father has no legal right to participate in such decisions. If the mother considered giving the child up for adoption, she would need to consult the father first.

Last updated 12/5/2022

Some Clinton Township Neighborhoods That We Serve

Budd Park
Broad Acres
Little Road
Hail Road
Mount Clemens
Harrison Township
Sterling Heights

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