DNA Test – Fort Wayne, IN
Health Street offers DNA testing, legal paternity tests, and sibling DNA tests in Fort Wayne, Indiana at 5 conveniently located testing centers. Register now, or call us at (260) 247-2877 or schedule online. 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 Fort Wayne 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 – Fort Wayne, Indiana
Types of DNA Tests at our Fort Wayne, Indiana 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:
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 Fort Wayne 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 Fort Wayne IN
Scheduling a DNA test at one of our Fort Wayne 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 Fort Wayne, plus many more locations throughout Indiana and all across the United States. Not every one of our clinics performs paternity testing in Fort Wayne. We’ll show you the nearest locations to get a DNA test in Fort Wayne , IN 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 Fort Wayne, the state of Fort Wayne, Indiana, and throughout the nation. The first DNA test that Health Street provided in Fort Wayne, IN was in 2016.
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 Fort Wayne.
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Establishing paternity in Fort Wayne, IN
A man is considered the legal father of a child if he was married to the mother when the child was born. If the child was born no more than three hundred days after the divorce, he is also usually considered the legal father. In all other cases, paternity must be established if the father wants any legal rights to the child. Establishing paternity in Fort Wayne, Indiana can happen in two ways. A Paternity Affidavit can be signed, or there can be a court order.
A Paternity Affidavit is a legal document allowing women and men to establish paternity without a court order. This document can be signed in the hospital when the child is born or at the local health department.
The second way is to file an action in court. The court will set a hearing and order a DNA test unless both parties agree on paternity without it. If the court orders DNA testing, parties will then be tested. Once the results are ready, the court will decide about establishing paternity.
DNA test reunites family after 50 years
Jody Castle was adopted as a baby and was always told she was an only child. More than 50 years later, she took a DNA test to learn more about her nationality. Everything changed when the DNA test revealed she had two sisters and a brother!
She always thought she had no siblings, so this was very exciting for her. Jody was reunited with three of her siblings but also discovered that there were still another four siblings she had yet to meet. There were eight of them in total! They are currently searching for the other four.
Castle was so excited about this newfound family that she decided to post about it on social media, hoping that her friends would help her find the other missing siblings. But, for right now, she is excited she at least found the two sisters and a brother.
Last updated 7/19/2022