DNA Test - Springdale, AR

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Health Street provides DNA testing in Springdale, Arkansas at our centrally located testing center. Register now, or call us at (479) 715-4177 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 - Springdale, Arkansas

Springdale AR DNA Testing Locations

Types of DNA Tests at our Springdale, Arkansas 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 Springdale 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 Springdale AR

Scheduling a DNA test at one of our Springdale 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 Springdale, plus many more locations throughout Arkansas and all across the United States. Not every one of our clinics performs paternity testing in Springdale. We'll show you the nearest locations to get a DNA test in Springdale , AR 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

Over a Decade of Experience

Health Street has been performing DNA testing nationally since 2010.  We have helped thousands of people from Springdale to communities all across the USA get DNA tests and paternity tests.

Dedication to Excellence

Our dedication to excellence includes our commitment to provide compassionate services and to helping people obtain the accurate DNA testing in Springdale that they need. 

Springdale, Arizona - DNA Testing

DNA Test Reunites Springdale Woman with Her Biological Mother

Springdale resident Laura Mabry was adopted in 1968. More than 50 years later, she took a DNA test with the intention of learning more about her biological family. It led her to her biological mother, whom she was able to communicate with via email and text. Her mother eventually revealed the identity of her father, letting her know that they had been high school sweethearts.

After seeking out and connecting with her father, Mabry put him in touch with her mother and they immediately began to bond. After half a century, Mabry's biological parents reunited and the two were married. When asked about the turn of events, Mabry said that this love story shaped the person she is today.

Establishing Legal Paternity in Springdale

There are two primary ways for unmarried couples to establish paternity in Arkansas. The first is to complete and file a Voluntary Acknowledgment of Paternity form, which can be done any time before the child turns 18. The second is for either parent to petition the courts to establish paternity. In this case, the courts may order genetic DNA testing to confirm that the man in question is the child's biological father.

According to the Springdale-based Crouch, Harwell, Fryar, and Ferner law group, a man is not considered a child's legal father until one of the above steps has been completed, even if he voluntarily pays child support and/or his name is on the child's birth certificate. A father must be officially named a child's legal father before he has any legal rights to the child or obligations to provide financial support.

Paternity and Father's Rights

Attorneys at the Patrick Benca law firm, which serves Springdale and the surrounding area, state that men who have not established legal paternity should do so as soon as possible. Until legal paternity has been established, a man cannot seek custody of or visitation with the child. Even if the child's parents have a good relationship, if things were to sour, the man would have no legal rights until paternity has been established.

Last updated 3/6/2023

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