dna paternity testing IN ELIZABETH NJ

What is an Elizabeth Paternity Testing?

A paternity test is a DNA test that determines if an alleged father and child are biologically related. Below we detail of the paternity and related DNA testing services we provide.

Testing Options:

This testing option requires a chain of custody to be established, all DNA samples will need to be collected by an unbiased third-party collector and DNA analysis must be conducted by an AABB (formerly known as the American Association of Blood Banks) accredited laboratory. 

Please note, all DNA samples are tested and analyzed under the strict supervision by our partner AABB accredited laboratory.

Legal paternity testing offers several benefits, including:

Legal admissibility: Legal DNA tests follow a strict chain of custody and are performed by accredited laboratories, ensuring the results can be used as evidence in court proceedings.

Peace of mind: Paternity tests can provide emotional relief and certainty for both the alleged father and the child, resolving doubts about biological relationships.
Child support and custody: Legal paternity tests can be used to establish paternity, which is crucial in child support and custody cases.

Immigration: DNA testing can be used to prove claimed family relationships during the filing of  immigrant visa applications cases.

Inheritance rights: Establishing paternity can be essential in determining a child’s inheritance rights.

Adoption: DNA testing can help confirm parent/child relationships in adoption cases, both for the adoptive parents and the adopted child.
Confidentiality: Legal DNA tests ensure the privacy and confidentiality of all parties involved, with results being released only to authorized individuals.

Pricing of a legal DNA test starts at $375.00 and up.

How can schedule an appointment:

Scheduling an appointment is simple, Contact 973-609-5102 today and allow one of our DNA testing consultants the opportunity to assist you today.

This testing option is a peace of mind DNA test for informational uses only and the results from this option cannot be used for legal purposes.

How much does At-Home Paternity DNA test cost for Elizabeth residents? 

Pricing for a Home Paternity Test kit starts at $199.99 and up

Turnaround Time For Results

Results are completed within 2 to 3 working days from the date lab receives all genetic samples. The turnaround times are the same for both legal and non-legal paternity tests.

After your DNA analysis is completed. A copy of your results will be mailed to your home and an additional copy will be emailed to you.

Method of DNA sample collection

The commonly used  method to collect DNA samples is cheek swabs. The swabs are placed inside of the mouth and brushed against the cheek on both the left and right cheeks.

Blood sample collections are a viable testing with the same accuracy as cheek swab samples. The difference is blood is a more invasive and painful method of collection which why cheek swab collection is preferred.

When an alleged biological father is unavailable to be tested a family reconstruction DNA test could be an option to determine a biological relationship. Below are some of the additional DNA testing option we provide.

Immigration DNA Test: 

Elizabeth Immigration DNA Testing is a genetic testing option that helps immigrant visa applicants prove a claimed biological relationship (paternity, maternity, siblings and grandparents) when insufficient evidence was submitted during the application process.

Call 973-609-5102 to learn more about the immigration process.

Sibling DNA Test

This testing option helps prove if two people share a common parent. Visit our sibling testing for more information.

Grandparent DNA Test

This testing option determine if a grandparent and grandchild are biologically related.

Avuncular DNA Test

This testing option determines if an alleged aunt or uncle are biologically related to a niece or nephew.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are my test results private?

Your DNA test results are kept private and confidential. The privacy and confidentiality of all parties involved in the DNA testing process are ensured. Test results are released only to authorized individuals directly involved with your specific DNA test.

A court order is required for the release of results to any third party. However, in such cases, you will be notified before any information is shared. All DNA specimens are securely destroyed within 30 to 60 days after the completion of testing. Protecting your privacy is of utmost importance.

Can a non-invasive prenatal paternity test be used legally in Elizabeth?

No. Currently non-invasive prenatal paternity tests are not legally admissible at this time. We recommend that you perform a paternity test shortly after the birth of your child if you require expedited and accurate results.

Why establish Paternity in Elizabeth NJ with DNA Paternity Testing?

Paternity testing is considered to be an effective and accurate option to help determine a biological relationship between an alleged father and child by family courts in New Jersey. 

When a genetic test is to be used in a court of law, the chain of custody of the DNA sample must be verified. This means that the entire testing process is documented and analyzed, from the collection of the DNA sample by an independent party through the processing of the sample. This is known as a legal chain of custody DNA testing. It is important to note that only AABB-accredited lab results are recognized by Family Courts nationwide.

When performing this type of parental test. It will include the alleged father and child or, the alleged father, the child, and if available the biological mother. Having the mother involved with the DNA test helps increase the accuracy of the test result. The method of collecting DNA can be acquired from buccal (cheek) cells or blood samples.

If you are in need of legal DNA testing services. Please do not hesitate to contact DNA Testing New Jersey Center today at 973-609-5102 to schedule an appointment.

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