DNA Testing in Grants Pass, Oregon
Health Street provides DNA tests and legal paternity testing in Grants Pass, Oregon at our centrally located testing laboratory. Call (541) 209-4950 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 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 – Grants Pass, Oregon
Types of DNA Tests at our Grants Pass, Oregon 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 Grants Pass 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 Grants Pass OR
Scheduling a DNA test at one of our Grants Pass 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 Grants Pass, plus many more locations throughout Oregon and all across the United States. Not every one of our clinics performs paternity testing in Grants Pass. We’ll show you the nearest locations to get a DNA test in Grants Pass , OR 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 Grants Pass, the state of Grants Pass, Oregon, and throughout the nation. The first DNA test that Health Street provided in Grants Pass, OR was in 2017.
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 Grants Pass.
DNA Information for Grants Pass OR
Grants Pass Woman Finds Sister After 70 Years
Joyce Lewis Wyatt bounced from one foster home to the next after being separated from her family at a very young age. Eventually, she landed in Grants Pass. After 70 years, she had given up on ever finding her biological family.
In the meantime, Margie Lewis Weber, who lived across the country, never stopped searching for the sister she knew she had. Any time she met or heard of someone named Joyce, she would grill them with questions, hoping to learn that the person was, in fact, her long-lost sister.
Everything changed when each of the women’s sons suggested a DNA test. It took some effort and quite a bit of research, but the two finally connected, despite living 2,500 miles apart. They first reached out by phone and then meet in person a week later. Both say they feel like their prayers have been answered. They’re now looking for a third sister they’re still hoping to connect with.
Establishing Paternity in Grants Pass
In Grants Pass, and other cities in Oregon, there are multiple ways for unmarried parents to establish paternity. When the father and mother agree, the easiest method is for both to sign a voluntary acknowledgment of paternity. The form must be notarized and filed with the Oregon Vital Records department.
A child’s mother can also file an “Affidavit in Support of Establishing Paternity,” either with or without the alleged father’s signature. If the alleged father does not agree, he can take a DNA test to determine paternity. A man can go through a similar process if he believes he has fathered a child and wishes to establish paternity.
Once paternity has been legally established, the courts can also rule on important topics like child support, custody, and visitation rights.
The Local Economy, Jobs, and Major Industries in Grants Pass
The city of Grant’s Pass has approximately 38,170 residents. The median home value here is $219,500 and the median family household income is $42,142. There are several large employers in Grants Pass and the rest of Josephine County. This includes: