DNA Test – Orem, UT

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Health Street offers DNA testing, legal paternity tests, and sibling DNA tests in Orem, Utah at 2 conveniently located testing centers. Register now, or call us at (801) 657-4246 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 Orem 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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601 North 1200 W
Orem, UT 84057
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117 N State Street
Orem, UT 84057
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DNA Test – Orem, Utah

Orem UT DNA Testing Locations

Types of DNA Tests at our Orem, Utah 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 Orem 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 Orem UT

Scheduling a DNA test at one of our Orem 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 Orem, plus many more locations throughout Utah and all across the United States. Not every one of our clinics performs paternity testing in Orem. We’ll show you the nearest locations to get a DNA test in Orem , UT 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 Orem as well as communities all across the nation.

Dedicated to Excellence

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

Orem, UT – DNA Testing

How to Establish Paternity in Orem, UT

When an Orem child is born to two unmarried Utah parents, the state will only be able to legally recognize the biological mother until paternity is properly established. Paternity establishments are used to legally declare a child’s father in instances where two parents are not married, and provide the father with his paternal rights and the ability to have his name placed on the birth certificate.

Before establishing paternity, it’s important to first complete DNA paternity testing if there is any reasonable doubt about a child’s correct paternity. Once ready to establish paternity, two Orem parents can sign a Voluntary Declaration of Paternity (VDP) at the hospital where the child was born, through the office of Vital Records and Statistics, or at any Utah County health department. Once properly filed, paternity will be established and the father will gain parental rights.

Navigating Denial of Paternity in Orem, UT

In certain cases of paternity establishment, a mother or father may deny a paternity claim, which results in the inability to properly establish paternity. By failing to establish paternity, a child is restricted from receiving benefits from both parental parties, and the biological father cannot possess any paternal rights over his child.

When a parent refuses to establish paternity due to paternity denial, then a petition to establish paternity will need to be made through a Utah County Family Court. Requesting paternity to be established through the court will allow a judge to mandate that the mother and presumed father appear for DNA testing. If DNA testing accurately identifies the father, then paternity will be established and both parents can move forward with child support agreements if necessary.

Laws and Regulations Relating to Paternity in Orem, UT

In March 2021, Utah lawmakers passed a new law requiring biological fathers to be held responsible for half of the out-of-pocket cost their child’s mother incurs over the course of pregnancy and childbirth. H.B. 113 is a first of its kind across the nation, and highlights concerns about the high costs associated with prenatal and childbirth care, which is often left upon the mother in situations where the father is not present. DNA paternity is especially important under this law, as it can help prove a father’s 50% obligation in the event of paternity denial.

Last updated 12/29/2022

Locations

Clinic Hours for DNA Testing in Orem, Utah

601 North 1200 W Orem, UT 84057
Pre-registration required,Walk-in with barcode:

M: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PMT: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PMW: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PMTh: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PMF: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM About this Location: We are nearby to City of Orem Public Works. It is easy to find us.
117 N State Street Orem, UT 84057
Pre-registration required,Walk-in with barcode:

M: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PMT: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PMW: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PMTh: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PMF: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PMSa: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PMSu: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM About this Location: It is simple to locate our lab. We are close to Orem Public Library.

Neighborhoods Served in Orem

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Cherry Hill
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Heatheridge
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Stonewood
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Suncrest
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Sunset Heights East
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Timpview

Additional Services

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Citations

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“Voluntary Declaration of Paternity (VDP).” Utah State Courts, https://www.utcourts.gov/en/self-help/case-categories/family/paternity.html
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“Self-Help Resources / Families and Children.” Utah State Courts, https://www.utcourts.gov/en/self-help/case-categories/family.html
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“H.B. 113.” Utah State Legislature, https://le.utah.gov/~2021/bills/static/HB0113.html
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“Utah Law Requires Biological Fathers To Pay Half Of Pregnancy-Related Medical Costs.” NPR, https://www.npr.org/2021/04/07/985089967/utah-law-requires-biological-fathers-to-pay-half-of-pregnancy-related-medical-co
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“Orem Neighborhoods.” City of Orem, https://orem.org/neighborhoods/