CLARE COUNTY PROSECUTING ATTORNEY: MICHELLE AMBROZAITIS

DNA Paternity Info

DNA PATERNITY INFO

  • Provided by State of Michigan Department of Human Services.
  • Topics such as:
  • What is Paternity or Parentage Testing?
  • What is DNA?
  • Are the test accurate?
  • Will drug use, illness or disease effect the accuracy of a DNA test result?
  • Are there any age requirements for the parents of the child for a DNA test?
  • Can minor parents have a DNA test done?
  • Do all the individuals have to be present at the same location and time for specimen collection?
  • How long does it take to report the test results?
  • Will DNA testing hurt?
  • What is the cost of genetic testing?
  • What is the genetic principle behind DNA testing?
  • What does it mean when a man is “not excluded” as the father?
  • What does it mean when a man is “excluded” as the father?
  • Where are samples collected?
  • Can paternity testing be done without both parents?
  • Are records confidential and secure at the laboratory?
  • Is the laboratory accredited by any national organizations?