Legal Paternity Testing NJ

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What is paternity testing?

DNA paternity testing is a type of relationship testing that helps to determine the biological relationship between an alleged father and a child. This is done by analyzing the child’s DNA with the alleged father’s DNA profile.

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What is a legal paternity test?

A legal paternity test is a test that requires a chain of custody to be established. A chain of custody refers to the process of documenting and handling evidence by an unbiased professional DNA sample collector. DNA Paternity Testing NJ has well over 10 plus years of conducting a proper legal chain of custody DNA sample collections. All legal DNA testing services we offer through our company are performed with a partner AABB accredited laboratory. It is important to note that only labs accredited by the AABB are accepted and recognized by Family Court Judges, immigration, Passport Agencies, etc. If you are in need of legal paternity testing please do not hesitate to contact our office today at 973-609-5102 to get started

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Legal Tests

A legal paternity test is a genetic test that can be utilized to help establish paternity of an alleged father for the purposes of child support, social security, IVF or, child custody.

All DNA samples collected by our collectors are analyzed and tested by partner facilities (laboratories) that are accredited by the AABB to conduct a legal chain of custody testing for court and immigration cases.

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At-Home DNA Test Kits (Peace of Mind)

Home DNA tests are also known as non-legal tests. The function of this testing option is the same as a legal DNA test. The difference between a legal and non-legal test is, a non-legal option can not be used for any legal purpose. To learn more about Home DNA testing here.

What You Can Expect From Us

Turnaround Time

Fast, Accurate & Affordable Paternity results in 1 to 3 business days. 


Professional DNA Sample Collection Technicians with close to 20 years of experience.


Easy appointment set-up

Additional Fees

No hidden costs.

Accepted Results

Results that are recognized by the USCIS, Embassies, Passport Agencies and Family Court. 


Facilities that we partner with are accredited by the AABB to conduct Immigration and legal chain of custody testing for the purposes of paternity establishment.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a legal paternity test cost?

The price of a DNA paternity test will depend on how many people are involved with your test and if one of the parties lives in another city or state. Pricing for legal paternity tests start at $325 and up.

How does a legal paternity test work?

The process is simple. Below is a brief overview of how legal paternity testing works. 

1. contact our office to schedule an appointment at 973-609-5102.

2. Once your appointment has been set you will be instructed to walk with your state identification. For alleged fathers and for children under the age of 18. The birth certificate of the child will need to be present if the mother of the child or legal guardian is not present. 

3. At the time of your appointment your DNA samples will be collected, copies of your ID will be made and a picture of all parties involved with your test will be taken.

4. After your collection, the samples will be shipped to the lab for testing.

5. Once the samples arrive at the lab. The turnaround time for results will be 1 to 3 business days.

6. Upon completion of your test results. A copy will be emailed to you and a physical copy will be mail to your home.

Where can I go in New Jersey to get a legal paternity test NJ?

Paternity testing services are available to customers in Newark, Irvington, Paterson, Orange, Elizabeth, Jersey City, Union City, Trenton, and the entire state of New Jersey and nationwide. Please call 973-609-5102 to coordinate your appointment today.

People who opt to perform a paternity test with a toothbrush or any other forensic sample like ear wax on a q-tip or a hair follicle DNA sample. These people use this option to 1. not the alleged father if its the mother. 2. If the father has limited access to his alleged child. Many men would opt to use a toothbrush sample.3. When a father or an adult child are content or, do not feel the need to perform a DNA paternity test. The other party, Usually the mother may use a toothbrush DNA testing sample to perform DNA testing.

How should I collect a toothbrush DNA sample for DNA paternity testing?

The process is actually simple. First, it is important to note that the father or child in which the DNA testing sample belongs has used the toothbrush for at least 60-90 days minimum. Assuming this is this case, Take the toothbrush and allow it to air dry. This should be done only if the toothbrush it has been recently used to dry out the moisture and bacteria. Drying time of the toothbrush DNA testing sample should be for a minimum of 30 minutes to an hour. After allowing the toothbrush to dry. Please place the toothbrush DNA testing sample into a paper bag. Make sure you label the bag accordingly by placing the name of the person who you would like to have tested.

Please note, there are situations where some mothers may want to use toothbrush DNA testing samples for both a father and child. The information stated in this post is viable for handling to or more forensic samples.

It is also important to note, In the state of New York. All residents of the state are required to acquire one of the three following instruments.

1. A prescription referral from an NYS licensed physician.

2. A letter requesting a paternity test from an NYS licensed Attorney.

3. Or, A court order from New York State Family Court Judge.

If you are unable to acquire one of the three above mention instruments. Unfortunately, we will not be able to perform any DNA relationship testing service. It is important that we are clear. New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) regulations state all type DNA testing. Therefore this would include peace of mind, forensic DNA testing.

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