avuncular dna testing

avuncular dna test

What is an Avuncular DNA Test?

An Avuncular DNA Test is a DNA test that helps determine the biological relationship between an alleged Aunt or Uncle and a niece or nephew. The definition of the word Avuncular is “a relationship between a man and his siblings” or ” resembling an uncle”.

Common scenarios in which this type of DNA test may be used is to determine paternity for personal reasons or, To determine paternity for the purposes of submitting biological proof of relationship evidence to immigration.

How to get started:

Getting started is simple. All you have to do is contact our office today at 973-609-5102 to inquire about an appointment and/or Home DNA test kits.

How much does an Avuncular Test cost?

It is important to note, An Avuncular DNA test is a family reconstruction test. Therefore, we recommend contacting our office at 973-609-5102 for a quote about your specific situation.





Frequently Asked Questions

How long will my Avuncular (Aunt/Uncle) DNA test result take?

The turnaround time for an Avuncular (Aunt/Uncle) DNA test result takes 2 – 3 business days from the date on which the DNA lab receives all of the party’s involved DNA samples.

Can paternity be determined with Avuncular DNA testing?

Yes. An Uncle/Aunt DNA test can be used to determine if the alleged father is not available to be tested and if the father has a brother or sister. It is recommended that the mother of the child partakes in the paternity test. The mother’s participation will strengthen the analysis of the result.

If you would like to perform an Avuncular DNA test today or if you need assistance with some other DNA relationship testing-related issue. Please contact our office today at 973-609-5102.

Will I be able to perform an Avuncular DNA test at home?

Yes. Getting a home Avuncular DNA test kit is simple. Just contact our office today at 973-609-5102 and allow one of our relationship testing consultants the opportunity to assist you today.

What samples are used for Avuncular DNA Testing?

Buccal swabs samples are the most used and preferred method to collect DNA samples today. The cotton swabs are used in the mouth and the inner cheek is swabbed. Blood and forensic samples also can be used but we recommend that you contact our office at 973-609-5102 to inquire about the best genetic samples you can use today.

Will an Avuncular DNA test help determine paternity?

The best way to determine paternity is to perform a DNA test between a biological father and child. In the event, the alleged biological father or his parents are unavailable to be tested. Utilizing an Avuncular DNA test can be a good option to help determine if a child is related biologically to an alleged biological father.

Can an Avuncular test be used for legal reasons?

Yes. Avuncular testing has been used legally by past clients for the following situations. Social Security benefits and Estates case. If you have a different situation and are uncertain about the legal testing process. Please do not hesitate to contact us today at 973-609-5102.

Does the child’s mother have to be involved with an avuncular test?

Yes. An alleged aunt or uncle, the child (niece or nephew) along with the mother of the child. Including the mother will help the lab produce an increased accuracy of your results.


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