DNA Test – Cortlandt Manor, NY

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Health Street provides DNA tests and legal paternity testing in Cortlandt Manor, New York at our centrally located testing laboratory. Call (914) 241-5339 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 – Cortlandt Manor, New York

Cortlandt Manor NY DNA Testing Locations

Types of DNA Tests at our Cortlandt Manor, New York clinics:

Paternity Testing can conclusively establish whether or not a man is the biological father of a child.

Relationship Testing for other close family relationships can be performed at our testing centers. Our DNA testing services can confirm or deny biological relationships between grandparents, grandchildren, siblings, half-siblings, aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews:

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Grandparent DNA Test (if the father is not available for testing)
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Sibling DNA Test (possible brothers, sisters, or half-siblings)
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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 alleged father and child or children. 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 ordering one of our testing kits online and shipping the specimens back to us.

Legal DNA Tests vs. “Peace of Mind” At-Home Tests

A Legal Paternity Test is a court admissible lab testing service performed at an AABB accredited laboratory. 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. A legal paternity DNA test will hold up in court for such matters as child support or to change the name on a birth certificate. This test must be performed using strict chain of custody procedures. Our Cortlandt Manor DNA testing technicians are trained to follow these guidelines so that the results will be legally admissible.

How to schedule a DNA Test in Cortlandt Manor NY

Scheduling a DNA test at one of our Cortlandt Manor 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. Please call our customer service team to help you book your appointment over the phone, or set up your appointment easily online.

We have state of the art testing labs and friendly clinics that perform the DNA sample collection in Cortlandt Manor, plus many more locations throughout New York and across the United States. During registration, we’ll show you the nearest locations for DNA testing so you can choose the site that’s most convenient. You’ll also pick the times and days that you prefer.

Why Health Street

More than a Decade of Experience

Since 2010, Health Street has offered DNA tests in Cortlandt Manor, the state of Cortlandt Manor, 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 Cortlandt Manor 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 Cortlandt Manor. 

Local DNA Testing for Cortlandt Manor, NY

Experts Say…

Fuchs and Eichen is a family law firm that serves Cortlandt Manor, NY and Westchester County. The law firm explains the process of paternity and why establishing paternity is important. “Every child has a biological father, but if the parents are not married, the child has no legal father, and the biological father has no rights or responsibilities to the child. In order for the biological father to be the legal father, the parents must establish paternity for the child,” they say. “By establishing paternity for the child, the parents are ensuring that the child has the same rights and benefits as children born to married parents.”

Proving Paternity for Child Custody Purposes in Cortlandt Manor, NY

In Cortlandt Manor, NY, paternity may be established in two ways. If a man agrees that he is the father, both parents can sign an Acknowledgment of Paternity form, which is a voluntary, legal document. If a man denies that he is the father, a paternity petition may be filed through Family Court. If the alleged father denies paternity at the court hearing, DNA testing to prove paternity will be ordered.

Paternity must be established to receive child support, health insurance from the father, and for the child to receive other benefits, such as Veteran’s benefits, social security benefits, and life insurance. Establishing paternity also allows for the father and child to develop a relationship, for the child to have access to medical records, and allows the father’s name on the birth certificate.

The Local Economy, Jobs, and Major Industries in Cortlandt Manor, NY

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The unemployment rate in Cortlandt Manor, NY is 5.4 percent, which is lower than the U.S. average.
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The average household income in Cortlandt Manor, NY is $114,207, which is higher than the national average of $57,652.
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Healthcare and Social Assistance is the largest industry in Cortlandt Manor, followed by educational services, and professional, scientific, and technical services.

Neighborhoods In and Around Cortlandt Manor That We Serve

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Forest Ln
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Tamarack Dr
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Jerome Dr
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Oregon Rd
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Deforest Dr
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Alan Dr
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Knollwood Rd

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Citations

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“Paternity.” Fuchs & Eichen Esqs, http://www.fuchseichenlaw.com/practice-areas/paternity/
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“Paternity Services.” Westchester County Social Services, https://socialservices.westchestergov.com/paternity-services
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“Zip 10567 (Cortlandt Manor, NY).” BestPlaces, https://www.bestplaces.net/economy/zip-code/new%20york/cortlandt_manor/10567
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“Cortlandt Manor, NY Real Estate & Homes for Sale.” Realtor.com, https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-search/Cortlandt-Manor_NY