DNA Test – Manhasset, NY

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Health Street provides DNA tests and legal paternity testing in Manhasset, New York at our centrally located testing laboratory. Call (516) 217-9411 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 – Manhasset, New York

Manhasset NY DNA Testing Locations

Types of DNA Tests at our Manhasset, 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 Manhasset 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 Manhasset NY

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

DNA Paternity Testing in The City of Manhasset, NY

Experts Say…

Nassau County paternity lawyer, Jason M. Barbara and Associates, states, “A child born outside of marriage has no legal father, and the biological father will not have responsibilities unless paternity is established. In some cases, the father of the child may dispute that he is the parent, and only DNA testing ordered by the court will resolve the problem.” According to Barbara, if a mother wishes to share parental responsibilities with the father or obtain medical information, paternity must be established.

Proving Paternity for Child Custody Purposes in Manhasset, NY

In Manhasset, NY, paternity must be established if the parents are not married when the child is born. Teen parents and those living in the U.S. that are not citizens must also establish paternity to give the child a legal father.

Paternity can be established if both parents agree to sign a voluntary Acknowledgement of Paternity form. The form is often signed at the hospital when the child is born but can also be signed at any time until the child reaches 21 years of age. The form should not be signed if the parents are not sure who the father is, the parents are married, or the mother is married to someone other than the child’s biological father.

If an Acknowledgement of Paternity form is not signed, paternity may be established through the court. If the mother and alleged father are not sure who the father is, DNA testing will be done to determine the child’s father. Once DNA testing proves paternity, paternity will still need to be established for the child to have a legal father.

Establishing paternity offers benefits for the mother, father, and child, such as:

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Shared parental responsibilities
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Financial security for the family
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Custody and visitation for the father
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The father’s name added to the birth certificate
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Access to medical information from both sides
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Medical and life insurance, inheritance, veteran’s and social security benefits for the child

Neighborhoods in Manhasset Served by our Clinics

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Chanticlare At Flower Hill
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Chester Hill
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Nassau Shores
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North Ridge Chase
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Stone Hill
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Shorehaven
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Sunset Hills
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The North Hills Colony Condominium
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Muney Park
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Andover Court

Additional Services

We also offer other services, such as:

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Citations

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“Paternity.” Jason M. Barbara & Associates P.C., https://www.longislandlitigators.com/family-law/paternity/
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“Establishing Paternity: Every Child Deserves a Father.” New York City Human Resources Administration – Department of Social Services, Office of Child Support Enforcement, https://www1.nyc.gov/assets/hra/downloads/pdf/services/child_support/EstablishPaternity_W549E.pdf
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“Acknowledgment of Paternity.” New York Office of Child Support Enforcement, https://www.childsupport.ny.gov/dcse/pdfs/4418.pdf
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“Manhasset, NY Neighborhoods, Subdivisions, and Developments.” Re/Max, https://www.remax.com/communities/ny/liny/realestatehomesforsale/subdivisions-manhasset-ny