DNA Test - Roswell, NM

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Health Street provides DNA testing in Roswell, New Mexico at our centrally located testing center. Register now, or call us at (575) 215-1232 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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DNA Test - Roswell, New Mexico

Roswell NM DNA Testing Locations

Types of DNA Tests at our Roswell, New Mexico 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 Roswell 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 Roswell NM

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

Dedicated to Excellence

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

Roswell, NM - DNA Testing

New Mexico's Paternity Registry

According to American Adoptions, an organization that serves clients in Roswell and the surrounding area, the state of New Mexico has a paternity registry, also called a putative father registry. This allows a child's father to register his relationship with the child. The registry is available to men who have signed and filed an acknowledgment of paternity form, have been declared the child's legal father through the court system, or have filed a notice of intent to claim paternity.

If a man signs up for the registry within 10 days from when the child is born, he has a right to be notified if the mother attempts to put the child up for adoption.

The Link Between Paternity and Child Support

Child support payments help cover the costs of raising a child, including expenses such as food, housing, clothing, education, and more. To receive a court order for child support, unmarried parents must first establish a child's legal paternity. This can be done using a voluntary acknowledgment of paternity form or through a court order. Roswell residents can get assistance from the New Mexico Child Support Office, located at 2732 Wilshire Blvd, Roswell, NM 88201.

Filing a Petition to Establish Parentage in Roswell

When a voluntary acknowledgment of paternity form is not an option, it may be necessary for unmarried parents to establish paternity by filing a legal petition with the courts. Roswell residents can do this through the District Court of New Mexico, which has a courthouse located at 500 N. Richardson Roswell, NM 88201. A court order can be used to establish a child's legal parentage, then the courts can make important decisions regarding visitation and custody. Once the visitation (time-sharing) arrangement has been made, the courts can also determine the amount of child support to be paid.

Last updated 4/22/2023

Neighborhoods in Roswell Served by our Clinics

Briar Ridge
Clover Meadows
East Gallina
East Grand Plains
N Garden Ave
South Historical District
South Sunset
The Triangle
West Roswell

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