DNA Test - Lutz, FL

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Health Street provides DNA tests and legal paternity testing in Lutz, Florida at 3 testing laboratories. Call (813) 670-7573 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 a 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 - Lutz, Florida

Lutz FL DNA Testing Locations

Types of DNA Tests at our Lutz, Florida 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:

Grandparent DNA Test (if the father is not available for testing)
Sibling DNA Test (possible brothers, sisters, or half-siblings)
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 Lutz 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 Lutz FL

Scheduling a DNA test at one of our Lutz 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 Lutz, plus many more locations throughout Florida and all across the United States. Not every one of our clinics performs paternity testing in Lutz. We'll show you the nearest locations to get a DNA test in Lutz , FL 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 Lutz, the state of Lutz, Florida, and throughout the nation.  Since our founding, we have focused on helping people obtain the DNA and paternity tests that they need, from Lutz to neighborhoods everywhere.

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 Lutz. 

Local DNA Testing for Lutz, FL

Experts Say...

Law Offices of Roberta Kohn, P.A. serves Lutz, FL and Hillsborough County. The law firm describes common paternity cases by saying, "Paternity cases come about when a child is born to unmarried parents and the identity of the biological father is not known, or the biological father is known but paternal rights have not been established." They explain there are legal issues involved with paternity cases such as father's rights, child support, time-sharing, visitation, custody, and parental responsibilities. "In most cases, there are three types of clients in paternity disputes," the law firm explains, "a mother who is trying to identify the father for child support purposes, an alleged father who denies relation to the child and claims no responsibility, and a purported father seeking to establish his parental rights."

The law office continued by saying that DNA testing can determine the child's biological father. "Parties may agree on a paternity test and the court will order a test in the event it determines that the test is in the best interest of the minor child."

Proving Paternity for Child Custody Purposes in Lutz, FL

Establishing paternity means you're giving your child a legal father. Establishing paternity has benefits for the father, mother, and child. When the child has a legal father, he or she has access to medical information from both sides of the family, and access to medical benefits, life insurance, and inheritance. Also, the father's name can be added to the birth certificate. Establishing paternity allows for a child support order and for visitation and custody rights.

In Lutz, FL, paternity does not need to be established if the parents are married when the child is born. If the parents are not married, paternity can be established by signing an Acknowledgement of Paternity form. If one parent will not sign the form, paternity can be established through the court system, and DNA testing may be ordered to prove paternity.

Neighborhoods in Lutz Served by our Clinics

Burrell/Sinclair Lakes
Quail Hollow V/Kings Landing
Vandervort / Clement
Village On The Pond
Villages At Turtle Creek
Paradise Lakes
Pickert Estate
Promenade At Lake Park
Oak Grove
Orange Blossom Creek

Additional Services

Health Street offers a variety of other services, including:


"Tampa FL Paternity Test Attorney." Law Offices of Roberta Kohn, P.A., https://www.lutzfamilylaw.com/practice-areas-overview/paternity/
"Paternity." Florida Department of Revenue, https://floridarevenue.com/childsupport/Pages/paternity.aspx
"Acknowledgment of Paternity." Florida Health, http://www.floridahealth.gov/certificates/certificates/birth/_documents/dh_432_ack_paternity.pdf
"Lutz, FL." Nextdoor, https://nextdoor.com/city/lutz--fl/