When trying to establish paternity, there are a few DNA test options available. All the options we go over, can be used for legal court admissible DNA testing or just for peace of mind.
Father and Child Paternity Test
The very best way to establish paternity of a child is to test the father and child. DNA testing with a father and child is the most direct and straight forward test. In each genetic marker, there are 2 alleles. One allele ... Continue Reading →
Thankfully, there are options. Because let’s face it, Paternity
testing in general certainly can be a humbling and sometimes even life-changing
experience. Then, to top it off, the actual alleged father may not even be available
to do the actually testing itself (or is just unwilling too) making things seem
even more daunting.
Well, do not let that stop you from testing. There are many other ways to prove paternity and sometimes just as easy and as affordable. It just allows other family members on ... Continue Reading →
The word “Accredited” is seen quite a bit when searching for DNA testing. So, what does accredited DNA testing really mean? Simply put, it means that the laboratory processing the samples is recognized in the scientific field with specific accreditations, credentials and ratings to provide the most accurate and up to date testing possible. In the case of accredited DNA paternity and family testing, AABB and ISO ratings are important to have. With Test Me DNA and their partnership with ... Continue Reading →
It is no secret that recent technological advancements have rejuvenated the world of genetic DNA testing. Today, DNA tests are so readily attainable; they can be purchased without ever having to leave your home. And what used to cost thousands of dollars now ranges in the cost of $100 to $500, depending on your end game. With such easy, affordable access it should come to no surprise that Paternity tests are the most common relationship test purchased. A popular ... Continue Reading →
This is a question that comes up many times and the answer is yes and no. Standard siblings are going to share some of the same DNA. Identical twins are going to have the exact same DNA in their genetic markers, but fraternal twins are just like standard siblings and will only share parts of the same DNA.
To break this down further, individuals typically have 2 alleles (numbers) in each genetic marker. So, mom has 2 alleles and dad has ... Continue Reading →