DNA Test – Kansas City, KS

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Health Street provides DNA testing in Kansas City, Kansas at 4 conveniently located testing laboratories. Register now, or call us at (913) 270-4517 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 an appointment for a DNA test quickly and easily. The parties can come together or you can set up separate appointments. Grandparent DNA tests, avuncular (aunt or uncle) testing, and postmortem DNA testing are also available. Legal DNA tests are done at our testing centers. Peace of mind DNA tests can be done at home by cheek swab, hair, or fingernails.

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10940 Parallel Parkway
Kansas City, KS 66109
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2000 Olathe Blvd
Kansas City, KS 66160
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4214 Kansas Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66106
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1333 Meadowlark Ln
Kansas City, KS 66102
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DNA Test – Kansas City, Kansas

Kansas City KS DNA Testing Locations

Types of DNA Tests at our Kansas City, Kansas 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:

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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 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 Kansas City 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 Kansas City KS

Scheduling a DNA test at one of our Kansas City 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 Kansas City, plus many more locations throughout Kansas and all across the United States. Not every one of our clinics performs paternity testing in Kansas City. We’ll show you the nearest locations to get a DNA test in Kansas City , KS 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

A Decade Plus of Experience

Health Street has provided DNA tests since 2010. We have provided DNA tests and paternity tests to thousands of people in Kansas City as well as communities all across the nation.

Dedicated to Excellence

We are proud to help families and individuals get DNA testing in Kansas City. 

Kansas City, KS – DNA Testing

Proving Paternity for Child Custody Purposes in Kansas City, KS

In Kansas City, KS, if a child is born to two married parents, the father is the child’s legal father and paternity will not need to be established.

If a child is born to two unmarried parents, paternity will need to be established in order to pursue visitation or custody rights. This can be done voluntarily by both parents signing an affidavit. If this legal document is signed by both parents at the hospital when the child is born, the father’s name can go on the birth certificate.

If the mother and alleged father cannot agree on who the father is, or if there is any question, the court may decide on paternity and also give orders for child support or visitation. In this case, the court will most likely order DNA testing to prove paternity.

Experts Say…

Mathews Group, a law office that serves Kansas City and Kansas, stresses the importance of establishing paternity by saying, “The legal question of paternity asks who the biological father of a particular child is. Establishing this connection is important for many reasons. A father and his son or daughter have certain legal obligations and rights because of their parent-child relationship. For example, the father (and the mother) is required to provide child support and the child has the right to inherit property from his or her father, to certain Social Security and insurance benefits, to bring certain lawsuits like one for wrongful death and more. On the other hand, the father (and the mother) has the right to spend time with his minor child, with a few exceptions. A parent may also be eligible to claim a child as a dependent on a tax return… Practically, knowing who your biological father is can be important from a medical standpoint so that genetic or family medical traits are known.”

Locations

Clinic Hours for DNA Testing in Kansas City, Kansas

10940 Parallel Parkway Suite E Kansas City, KS 66109
Pre-registration required,Walk-in with barcode:

Monday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PMTuesday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PMWednesday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PMThursday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PMFriday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM About this Location: Our lab is located just a few blocks from Children’s Mercy Park. It is easy to find us.
2000 Olathe Blvd Kansas City, KS 66160
Pre-registration required,Walk-in with barcode:

Monday: 7:00 AM – 7:00 PMTuesday: 7:00 AM – 7:00 PMWednesday: 7:00 AM – 7:00 PMThursday: 7:00 AM – 7:00 PMFriday: 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM About this Location: This office is conveniently located around the corner from Wyandotte County Parks & Rec. It is easy to find us.
4214 Kansas Avenue Kansas City, KS 66106
Pre-registration required,Walk-in with barcode:

Monday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PMTuesday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PMWednesday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PMThursday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PMFriday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM About this Location: Our lab is located around the corner from City Park. We look forward to serving you here.
1333 Meadowlark Ln Kansas City, KS 66102
Pre-registration required,Walk-in with barcode:

Monday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PMTuesday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PMWednesday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PMThursday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PMFriday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM About this Location: This location is very close by to Welborn Park & Mini Pitch Soccer. We hope to see you here soon.

Neighborhoods Served in Kansas City

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Getty Grove
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Greymore
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Grinter Heights
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Indians In The Hills
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Indian Woods-Oberland
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Riverview
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Royal Ridge
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Russian Hill
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Strugglers Hill
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Sunset

Additional Services

We also offer other services, such as:

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Kansas Background Check for Employers in Kansas City, KS

Citations

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“Kansas Paternity (Raising Children without Marriage) Action.” Kanasas Legal Services, https://www.kansaslegalservices.org/node/1847/kansas-paternity-action
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“Paternity Consent Form for Birth Registration.” Kansas Department of Health and Environment, https://www.kdheks.gov/vital/download/vs211_court_paternity_consent.pdf
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“Establishing Paternity & Fathers’ Rights in Kansas City.” The Reynolds Law Firm, LLC, https://www.kansascitydivorcefirm.com/Family-Law/Paternity.aspx
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“Establishing paternity of a child in Kansas.” Mathews Group, https://www.mathewsgrouponline.com/Articles/Establishing-paternity-of-a-child-in-Kansas.html
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“The Rights and Obligations of Being a Parent.” Gates Shields Ferguson Swall Hammond P.A., https://www.kcfamilylawattorney.com/practice-areas/paternity/
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“Discover your Kansas City neighborhood.” Nextdoor, https://nextdoor.com/city/kansas-city–ks/