Legal DNA Testing

Our specially designed legal DNA paternity testing services give up to 99.9999% proof of paternity with 100% accuracy, making them valid evidence in the court system. Our tests are opportune, cost-effective, and quick, with results in as little as 3-5 days. Using a paternity test should only be done after taking careful consideration of all those involved. Whenever there are children involved, every benefit or detriment should be weighed. Permissible in every US Court. Inexpensive & Comprehensive We also have in home personal paternity test kits for non-legal paternity testing.

If you need paternity test results that can be used as a source of legal documention , then a Legal DNA Test must be performed.  Listed below are some of the common legal reasons that this test is used for:

  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Immigration
  • Birth Certificate
  • Court Orders
  • Will/Estates
  • Tax Forms
  • Adoptions
  • Other Legal Reasons

One advantage of using RSC over other companies is that we have the one of the largest network of certified facilites in North America, so finding a convenient location near you is easy!

Accurate and Inexpensive

DNA paternity testing for legal reasons usually includes three participants: the child, alleged father and alleged mother, or the alleged father and two children. When these tests are used to settle child support disputes or file immigrations request, participants should be aware of the following:

  • Our legal paternity tests fulfill and surpass parentage testing standards that are recognized internationally.
  • These samples must be taken at a DNA collection site, of which we have more than 9,000 available in our network. After you order your legal DNA test, you’ll receive the details of your appointment including the location and contact information within 24-48 hours.
  • Everything is arranged for you so there’s no need to worry.
  • Our goal is to keep costs affordable for DNA testing.
  • Our results are highly accurate and can be delivered within 3-7 business days.
  • We work with doctors, family care advisers and solicitors on a regular basis.

All of the DNA paternity tests administered by Rapid Screening Centers are done under strict standards so that can be accepted by most courts of law, however, some countries may have various requirements.

Permissible in All US Courts The network of laboratories that provides the legal tests has been accredited as an AABB lab for legal tests for DNA in the U.S. Court System. When the custody or support of a child is concerned, acceptable DNA evidence of a genetic match can make your case unquestionable. This evidence is crucial in the justice system.

 

Inexpensive, Quick, and Pain-Free Specimen Gathering

If you need court permissible evidence, specimen gathering can be done at a collection site, or if testing for personal reasons, gathering can be done in the comfort of your home. There’s no need to worry about the test’s complexity--gathering a specimen is easy. Using an anesthetized swab much like a Q-tip, all it takes is a quick swab for ½ of a minute the interior of the cheek. The swab is then sent to the lab inside an envelope for testing. The outcome of the test will be accessible about 2-3 working days after arrival at our laboratories. Assured outcomes with faster delivery times are also available. Call us today to schedule your appointment.

DNA Indexing & Probability

For every test result, a number is assigned that reflects a value on the Paternity Index (PI). The index measures the relevance of a match subjective to how unique it is. Below is an example of a father and child reflecting allele values of “12” for marker D2S1338 where the PI value is 1.845. Therefore this is a strong match.