DNA Test – Kew Gardens, NY

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Health Street provides DNA testing in Kew Gardens, New York at 2 conveniently located testing laboratories. Register now, or call us at (347) 682-3763 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.

Shedule 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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80-02 Kew Gardens
Kew Gardens, NY 11415
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85-21 126th Street
Kew Gardens, NY 11415
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DNA Test – Kew Gardens, New York

Kew Gardens NY DNA Testing Locations

Types of DNA Tests at our Kew Gardens, New York 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 Kew Gardens 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 Kew Gardens NY

Scheduling a DNA test at one of our Kew Gardens 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 Kew Gardens, plus many more locations throughout New York and all across the United States. Not every one of our clinics performs paternity testing in Kew Gardens. We’ll show you the nearest locations to get a DNA test in Kew Gardens , NY 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 Kew Gardens, the state of Kew Gardens, New York, and throughout the nation.  The first DNA test that Health Street provided in Kew Gardens, NY was in 2020.

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 Kew Gardens. 

Local DNA Testing for Kew Gardens, NY

Establishing Paternity in Kew Gardens, NY

When a married couple has a child in the state of New York, legal paternity is automatically granted to the husband as the law presumes him to be the biological father. For an unmarried Kew Gardens, NY father to gain legal rights over his child, he and the child’s mother will need to legally establish paternity. The simplest way to go about the paternity establishment process in Kew Gardens is by completing an Acknowledgment of Paternity (AOP) form.

This voluntary form will first be presented by hospital staff following a child’s birth and should be signed by both parents to quickly and effectively establish paternity. If both parents are unable to complete this process at the hospital, an acknowledgment can be completed at a later date through the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, NYC Human Resources Administration, or Office of Child Support Enforcement.

Disestablishing Paternity in Kew Gardens, NY

Not always should two Kew Gardens parents rush to establish paternity. In certain instances, a couple may be quick to assume paternity to later discover that the presumed father is not a biological match. In the state of New York, a couple has up to 60 days following the filing of an Acknowledgement of Paternity to cancel it.

A court hearing will be required to cancel the AOP, where a judge may request DNA paternity testing to prove the AOP is inaccurate. After the 60-day mark, a parent will need to provide proof of paternity fraud, duress, or material mistake of fact in court to have an AOP canceled.

Paternity Programs in Kew Gardens, NY

To protect the rights of a Kew Gardens man who believes he has fathered a child, the state of New York established the Putative Father Registry. The registry maintains information of a presumed father who has filed a notice to claim paternity, acknowledged paternity of the child, or been determined by a court to be the father of the child.

In the event that the child is involved in any legal proceedings, the presumed father will be notified if properly registered with the Putative Father Registry. These updates in legal proceedings can include foster care hearings, guardianship and custody hearings, or adoption hearings.

Locations

Clinic Hours for DNA Testing in Kew Gardens, New York

85-21 126th Street Kew Gardens, NY 11415
Pre-registration required,Walk-in with barcode:

Monday: 7:30 AM – 3:30 PM(M Lunch: 12-12:30 PM)Tuesday: 7:30 AM – 3:30 PM(T Lunch: 12-12:30 PM)Wednesday: 7:30 AM – 3:30 PM(W Lunch: 12-12:30 PM)Thursday: 7:30 AM – 3:30 PM(Th Lunch: 12-12:30 PM)Friday: 7:30 AM – 3:30 PM(F Lunch: 12-12:30 PM) About this Location: Our clinic is across from Maple Grove Cemetery.

Some Kew Gardens Neighborhoods That We Serve

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8045 Kew Gardens Road
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Alt Green Towers
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Austin Apartments
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Briar Wyck Apartments
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Court Plaza
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Kew Court
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Silver Towers
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The Kansas
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The Kew
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The Kew Beverley

Additional Services

We also offer other services, such as:

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New York Background Check for Employers in Kew Gardens, NY

Citations

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“Establishing Paternity.” NYC Department of Health, https://www1.nyc.gov/assets/hra/downloads/pdf/services/child_support/EstablishPaternity_W549E.pdf
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“What is the New York State Putative Father Registry?” New York Office of Children and Family Services, https://ocfs.ny.gov/main/publications/Pub5040text.asp
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“Kew Gardens, Queens, NY.” Google.com, https://www.google.com/maps/place/Kew+Gardens,+Queens,+NY/@40.7078867,-73.831874,14z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x89c260bb88e18069:0xcd1ba2e8ae45316a!8m2!3d40.705695!4d-73.8272029
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“Kew Gardens, NY Apartments.” Google.com, https://www.google.com/maps/search/Kew+Gardens+NY+apartments/@40.7091691,-73.8376247,15z