What is a sibling DNA Test?
Is this you? Are you trying to figure out if you share the same biological parent with a possible sibling and the common parent is unavailable to submit a sample? This test may be a good option for you. A sibling test is a test that determines whether two persons share one or both parents.
If your intention is to establish paternity and the father is not available for testing. We recommend that you first consider performing a Grandparent DNA Test. If the father’s parents are unavailable to perform a sibling relationship test would be the next best option to help determine a familial relationship between the possible siblings.
Sibling DNA Testing use options:
Peace of mind: This is a non-legal test result for siblings and can only be used for peace of mind purposes. You have the option to collect your own sample or have a professional collector collect your sample.
Legal: Legal test results for siblings can be submitted to the court as legal proof of a biological relationship or for immigration purposes.
Common uses for sibling DNA tests:
3. Personal Knowledge
4. Estate Cases
5. Determine Paternity
In order to begin this process, An analysis of the known relatives available must be determined. Below are a couple of examples.
1. If two possible siblings have different mothers and believe they may share the same biological father.
2. If two possible siblings have different fathers and believe they may share the same biological father.
DNA testing is the most advanced scientific technology that helps to provide accurate answers for Sibling DNA tests on the market to date.
Please call 973-609-5102 to discuss or coordinate an appointment about your specific situation today.
Half Siblings vs. Unrelated DNA Testing
This type of DNA test is recommended when the two alleged siblings are certain they share a common parent (normally, the mother. If this is your situation. We often recommend having the mothers of each sibling involved have their DNA samples collected if they are available.
Adding one or both mothers allows the laboratory to more accurately determine the possible relatedness or unrelatedness of the half-siblings
Half Sibling vs Full Sibling DNA Testing
This type of DNA test is recommended for siblings who initially believed that they share one biological parent but believe they may share both biological parents. As with the example above if the common parent is available we recommend including the parent.
It is important to note, each scenario is different. Please contact our office to learn more about your specific situation.
Full Sibling DNA Testing vs Unrelated
This type of DNA Test is recommended for individuals who believe they share they may same biological parents.
People who have been put up for adoption often times use this specific type of DNA test.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does a sibling DNA test cost in New Jersey?
Pricing for a sibling DNA test begins at $299.99 and up. Essentially, The cost of a full or half-sibling DNA test would depend on the use of the result (personal or legal) and, the location.
Please contact our office today at 973-609-5102 to inquire about the price of a sibling DNA test as it pertains to your specific situation.
Can DNA tell if siblings have the same father?
Yes. A sibling dna test can help to determine the probability of a paternal biological relationship between siblings.
How will it take to receive my test sibling test results?
The average turnaround time for you to receive a DNA test result will be 1 to 3 business days from the date on which the lab receives all genetic samples.
Where can I receive a sibling DNA test in New Jersey?
Some of the areas we service in New Jersey are as follows: Clifton, Jersey City, Irvington, Newark, Orange, Paterson, and Trenton.
If you do not see your city please contact us today at 973-609-5102 today to learn more about scheduling an appointment.
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