How do I get a DNA test for my children? 13 Answers as of July 09, 2013

I need a DNA test for my children.

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Warner Center Law Offices of Donald F. Conviser
Warner Center Law Offices of Donald F. Conviser | Donald F. Conviser
If you are the mother and are unsure of who the father is, you can go to your local Child Support agency and have them seek Child Support from the person suspected to be the father, and he will be requested to undergo a DNA test; if he refuses, the Court can order him to take a DNA test; if he fails to comply, the Court can rule him to be the father.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 9/19/2011
Linda C. Garrett Law
Linda C. Garrett Law | Linda Garrett
California answer: One of two ways: 1) voluntarily, e.g. the father voluntarily agrees to undergo genetic testing; or 2) involuntarily-the Court orders the alleged father to undergo genetic testing.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 9/16/2011
Cody and Gonillo, LLP
Cody and Gonillo, LLP | Christine Gonilla
The court can make orders as part of a paternity action.
Answer Applies to: Connecticut
Replied: 6/23/2013
Fox Law Firm LLC
Fox Law Firm LLC | Tina Fox
You can file a paternity case through the courts or you can go through a private sector.
Answer Applies to: Illinois
Replied: 9/16/2011
Beaulier Law Office
Beaulier Law Office | Maury Beaulier
If the other parent will not agree to voluntary testing, you must commence an action either to determine paternity or disclaim paternity. In some states there may be a statutoe of Limitations as to when some actions to disclaim paternity may be brought.
Answer Applies to: Minnesota
Replied: 9/16/2011
    John E. Kirchner, Attorney at Law
    John E. Kirchner, Attorney at Law | John Kirchner
    Without knowing what the reason for doing a DNA test is, it isn't really possible to provide good answer. If you truly mean that the test is only for the children, your family doctor ought to be able to assist in providing a sufficient script to tell a medical laboratory what is needed.
    Answer Applies to: Colorado
    Replied: 9/16/2011
    Ashman Law Office
    Ashman Law Office | Glen Edward Ashman
    Your question is unanswerable as posted. Why do you need it?
    Answer Applies to: Georgia
    Replied: 7/9/2013
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