Paternity Tests in East Windsor
Fast, Accurate, Reliable and Confidential Paternity Testing in North Hartford
Fastest Labs of North Hartford offers a range of quality paternity testing services from a clean and professional laboratory setting. We respect your privacy and can have your results within a relatively short amount of time. With excellent customer service, timeliness, and accuracy as our top priorities, we are establishing ourselves as the go-to lab testing service in North hartford.
Why Take a Paternity Test?
DNA paternity tests are used for a variety of reasons, from confirming legal parenthood to inheriting assets or learning family history. At FastestLabs of North Hartford, we understand that you may want to keep this information private - which is why we guarantee that your results will not be shared with anyone else unless authorized by you. Furthermore, our procedures adhere to the court’s requirements for providing accurate and reliable results.
We also provide help for forensic investigations and DNA profiling in North Hartford. Our services are trusted by agencies, courts and employers throughout North Hartford, so you can rest assured knowing that you will receive accurate and confidential results at all times. Contact us today to get started!
Additional Tests We Offer in East Windsor Include:
- Twin Zygosity testing: To determine if twins are identical or fraternal
- Adoption Testing: For information about biological parents
- HomeDNA kit: To identify sensitivities to gluten, lactose, peanuts and more
Our HomeDNA kit brings you more convenience than coming into our Mariettta lab by allowing you to swab your cheek and mail it to us. The results are slower, but within a few weeks you’re able to see the results on your secure account.
How Early Can You Do A Paternity Test?
The timing for a paternity test depends on the type of test you choose. Here are the options available:
Post-Birth Testing: The most common type of paternity test is performed after the child is born. With post-birth testing, you can schedule a paternity test at any time after the baby's birth. This method uses a non-invasive sample collection, usually through buccal swabs (cheek swabs) to obtain DNA samples from the child and alleged father. Post-birth testing can be conducted soon after birth, providing accurate results.
Prenatal Testing: Prenatal paternity testing can be performed during pregnancy, but it is more complex and carries certain risks. There are two primary methods for prenatal testing: amniocentesis and chorionic villus sampling (CVS). These procedures involve collecting samples of the amniotic fluid or placental tissue, respectively. Prenatal testing is typically performed between 10 and 24 weeks of pregnancy, depending on the specific method used. It's important to consult with a healthcare professional or a specialized prenatal testing facility to discuss the risks and benefits associated with prenatal testing.
It's worth noting that while post-birth testing is widely available and straightforward, prenatal testing is more invasive and carries a higher risk. Therefore, it's recommended to carefully consider the need for prenatal testing and consult with healthcare professionals or genetic counselors to understand the potential risks and limitations associated with these procedures.
Common Reasons to Request Paternity Tests
Adoption: A legal adoption test can help determine the relationship between parents and children. Paternity testing is often required for getting legal consent to pass on a child during an adoption.
Child Support: In a child support case, the father may be legally required to provide a paternity test if they do not provide it voluntarily.
Child Custody: Sometimes a DNA test can determine whether a parent receives custody or visitation rights.
Birth Certificate: Adding the name of the father to a birth certificate can be a length process. A paternity test is usually a way to expedite the process.
Court Order: A court may require a paternity test if there is a disagreement between the mother and father while establishing paternity.
Will or Estate: Courts may use paternity tests and maternity tests in order to establish the validity of an heir.