DNA Test – Linthicum, MD
Health Street offers DNA testing, legal paternity tests, and sibling DNA tests in Linthicum, Maryland at a centrally located testing laboratory. Register now, or call us at (410) 429-1367 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 Linthicum 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 – Linthicum, Maryland
Types of DNA Tests at our Linthicum, Maryland 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 Linthicum 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 Linthicum MD
Scheduling a DNA test at one of our Linthicum 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 Linthicum, plus many more locations throughout Maryland and all across the United States. Not every one of our clinics performs paternity testing in Linthicum. We’ll show you the nearest locations to get a DNA test in Linthicum , MD 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.
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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 Linthicum as well as communities all across the nation.
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We are proud to help families and individuals get DNA testing in Linthicum.
Local DNA Testing for Linthicum, MD
Alan L. Billian, P.A., of Maryland, explains voluntary assumed paternity and involuntary paternity. In Linthicum, MD, paternity will be assumed in a number of circumstances, such as:
In some cases, paternity will be established involuntarily, with a paternity lawsuit against the alleged father. Billian stated, “The father must appear in court and submit to a DNA test. These DNA blood tests (are) 99% accurate and if paternity is established, the father will be required to pay child support and the father will have established paternity.”
Billian went on to explain the significance of establishing paternity by saying, “The significance of establishing paternity is that the father now has rights to visitation in Maryland. This means that, excluding a few circumstances, the father can be granted access to his child through visitation in some format.” “The establishment of paternity also means child support payments must be made in accordance with the court’s ruling,” he said.