DNA Test – Royal Oak, MI

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Health Street provides DNA testing in Royal Oak, Michigan at 3 conveniently located testing laboratories. Register now, or call us at (248) 863-0124 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 – Royal Oak, Michigan

Royal Oak MI DNA Testing Locations

Types of DNA Tests at our Royal Oak, Michigan clinics:

Paternity Testing can conclusively establish whether or not a man is the biological father of a child.

Relationship Testing for other close family relationships can be performed at our testing centers. Our DNA testing services can confirm or deny biological relationships between grandparents, grandchildren, siblings, half-siblings, aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews:

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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 alleged father and child or children. 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 ordering one of our testing kits online and shipping the specimens back to us.

Legal DNA Tests vs. “Peace of Mind” At-Home Tests

A Legal Paternity Test is a court admissible lab testing service performed at an AABB accredited laboratory. 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. A legal paternity DNA test will hold up in court for such matters as child support or to change the name on a birth certificate. This test must be performed using strict chain of custody procedures. Our Royal Oak DNA testing technicians are trained to follow these guidelines so that the results will be legally admissible.

How to schedule a DNA Test in Royal Oak MI

Scheduling a DNA test at one of our Royal Oak 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. Please call our customer service team to help you book your appointment over the phone, or set up your appointment easily online.

We have state of the art testing labs and friendly clinics that perform the DNA sample collection in Royal Oak, plus many more locations throughout Michigan and across the United States. During registration, we’ll show you the nearest locations for DNA testing so you can choose the site that’s most convenient. You’ll also pick the times and days 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 Royal Oak as well as communities all across the nation.

Dedicated to Excellence

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

Royal Oak, Michigan – DNA Testing

Establishing paternity in Royal Oak, MI

The Law Offices of Michael A. Robbins, a respected law firm in Royal Oak, highlights three main ways to decide who the dad is:

  1. If parents are married: If a baby is born while the parents are married, the husband is automatically considered the dad
  2. Using a paper form: If the parents aren’t married, they can fill out and sign a special form called the “Affidavit of Parentage”
  3. Asking the court: If there’s doubt or disagreement, parents or even the court itself might ask for a DNA test to be sure

If there is any reason why you do not wish to establish paternity or have doubts about being the biological father, you should not sign the Affidavit. However, either parent can still go to court and ask the judge to establish paternity. The court may order a DNA test to prove their relationship and determine if they are related.

Sometimes, parents wish to do a DNA test just for their peace of mind; other times, they may need it for legal purposes. Health Street offers both Home DNA tests and legal paternity tests. Our DNA testing options are 99.9 percent accurate and painless.

Why is confirming paternity important in Royal Oak?

Knowing who the real parents are is good for kids and parents both. Here’s why.

Kids can benefit by:

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Knowing both parents
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Feeling more secure about who they are
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Getting support from both parents, which can include money for things like food, clothes, and school

Parents can benefit by:

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Sharing the job of raising the child
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Making decisions together about the child’s life
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Helping each other out with money, time, and care for the child

Plus, there can be legal benefits too. Kids might get:

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Money from Social Security
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Rights to family property or money if something happens to the parents
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Benefits for families of military members
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Access to family health info
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Health and life insurance benefits

Last updated 9/12/2023

Locations

Clinic Hours for DNA Testing in Royal Oak, Michigan

30955 Woodward Avenue Suite 705 Royal Oak, MI 48073
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 – 8:00 PMSu: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM About this Location: The Royal Oak Music Theatre, a renowned venue near our location, hosts a variety of concerts and live performances. Its Art Deco style and state-of-the-art sound system make it a favorite among music lovers.
309 E 11 Mile Road Royal Oak, MI 48067
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 – 8:00 PMSu: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM About this Location: Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle, located a few blocks from our location, is a renowned comedy club that has been entertaining audiences since 1979. It has been the launching pad for many famous comedians and continues to feature top-tier comedic talent.
1010 N Campbell Road Royal Oak, MI 48067
Pre-registration required,This location also requires an appt.

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 – 8:00 PMSu: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM About this Location: Cummingston Park is a beautiful green space located close to our location. It features a playground, walking trails, and picnic areas, making it a popular spot for families and outdoor enthusiasts.

Neighborhoods In and Around Royal Oak That We Serve

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Brookwood
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Catalpa Park
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Clifford Heights
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Lathrup Village
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Oak Park
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Huntington Woods
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Clawson
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Pleasant Ridge
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Royal Oak Northwest
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Meininger Park
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Webster Road

Additional Services

We also offer other services, such as:

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Michigan Background Check for Employers in Royal Oak, MI

Citations

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Paternity establishment. SOM – State of Michigan. (n.d.-a). https://www.michigan.gov/mdhhs/adult-child-serv/child-sup/how-do-i/establish-paternity
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“The Importance of Establishing Paternity.” Law Offices of Michael A. Robbins, https://www.michaelarobbins.com/blog/2016/05/the-importance-of-establishing-paternity/