DNA Test – Waukesha, WI

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Health Street provides DNA testing in Waukesha, Wisconsin at 4 conveniently located testing laboratories. Register now, or call us at (262) 205-0948 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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1700 Coral Drive
Waukesha, WI 53186
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615 W Moreland Blvd
Waukesha, WI 53188
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20611 Watertown Road
Waukesha, WI 53186
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Waukesha, WI 53189

DNA Test – Waukesha, Wisconsin

Waukesha WI DNA Testing Locations

Types of DNA Tests at our Waukesha, Wisconsin 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 Waukesha 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 Waukesha WI

Scheduling a DNA test at one of our Waukesha 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 Waukesha, plus many more locations throughout Wisconsin and all across the United States. Not every one of our clinics performs paternity testing in Waukesha. We’ll show you the nearest locations to get a DNA test in Waukesha , WI 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 Waukesha 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 Waukesha that they need. 

Waukesha, WI – DNA Testing

How to Establish Legal Paternity in Waukesha

Paternity is a legal relationship between a father and his child. According to experts at the Probst Law Offices, which serves clients in the Waukesha area, the simplest way to establish paternity between unmarried couples in Wisconsin is for both parents to sign and file a Voluntary Paternity Acknowledgment. This form, which states that the man is the child’s biological parent, is filed with the courts. Once it has been processed, the man is the child’s legal father and can then file for visitation and/or custody rights.

If both parents do not agree to file the acknowledgment, then a court order is needed to establish legal paternity. In this case, the court may order the alleged father to take a paternity test. If the test shows he is the biological father, legal paternity can be established.

Benefits of Establishing a Child’s Legal Paternity

While unmarried couples do have to take extra steps to establish legal paternity, there are significant benefits for all parties. Waukesha-area paternity attorneys at Hawks Quindel S.C. outline the following potential advantages of establishing paternity:

With both parents providing financial support, the child benefits from greater financial stability.
Knowing the identity of their father can give the child a greater sense of identity.
The father can add his name to the child’s birth certificate and ask the courts for visitation and/or custody rights.
The child can access the father’s medical insurance benefits, Veteran’s benefits, Social Security benefits, and pension benefits, and can receive an inheritance from the father.

Who Can Force a DNA Paternity Test?

When both parents do not agree on the identity of a child’s biological father, it’s often necessary to pursue a court action to establish paternity. The 2019 Wisconsin Act 95 now requires mandatory genetic testing for all paternity cases—but who can file a case in the first place? According to attorneys at Reddin & Singer, LLP, the following parties may file a cause of action to force DNA testing:

The child’s birth mother
The child’s presumed father (in some cases)
An alleged father
The child
The personal representative of the alleged father, if he is deceased
A person who has physical or legal custody of the child
The child’s appointed guardian ad litem (in some cases)
A person who has assumed financial liability for the child (in some cases)
A person who has filed a declaration of paternal interest for the child (in certain cases)
The State of Wisconsin, when necessary to establish child support

The requirements for eligibility to file a paternity action in Wisconsin courts may vary depending on the specifics of the case and the person filing the cause of action.

Last updated 7/14/2023


Clinic Hours for DNA Testing in Waukesha, Wisconsin

615 W Moreland Blvd Waukesha, WI 53188
Pre-registration required,Walk-in with barcode:

Monday: call for hoursTuesday: call for hoursWednesday: call for hoursThursday: call for hoursFriday: call for hours About this Location: Paternity Testing in Waukesha, Wisconsin is available at this clinic just a few blocks from Moor Downs Golf Course.

Neighborhoods In and Around Waukesha That We Serve

Berkshire Woods
Chestnut Hill
Edmar Hills
Hulburt Hills
Liberty Heights
Merrill Crest
Morningside Hills
Oakwood Park
Prairieville Village
Priedeman Estates
Rolling Ridge South
South Ridge
Sterling Hollow

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“Voluntary Paternity Acknowledgment.” Wisconsin Department of Children and Families, https://dcf.wisconsin.gov/cs/vpa
“Contact Family Division.” Waukesha Circuit Courts, https://www.waukeshacounty.gov/familycourt
“Declaration of Possible Fatherhood Information.” Wisconsin Department of Children and Families, https://dcf.wisconsin.gov/paternalinterest/father
“Neighborhoods in Waukesha.” Movoto, https://www.movoto.com/sitemap/waukesha-wi/neighborhood/