Paternity Testing Facts
* New laws against 'paternity fraud'
in Ohio, Georgia and other states in USA release a man from child
support obligations if a DNA paternity test concludes he is not
the father. A confidential
in-home test could be
the first step toward freeing yourself from paying child support
for a child that may not be yours.
* OCSE (Federal Office of Child Support Enforcement) data indicate
that approximately 31% of men who request a
the child support establishment process are excluded as the father
of the child.
* Since painless cheek swab samples
are taken instead of blood samples, children of any age can be tested
with the alleged father in a DNA
paternity test. Even newborn infants can be tested.
* In addition to helping determine
paternity, DNA Testing can also help prove grandparent/grandchild
and sibling biological relationships, and can even determine whether
twins are identical or fraternal. Click
"Siblingship DNA Testing"
to learn more.
* Drugs or alcohol can't affect
the DNA test results because it's impossible to change your DNA
with drugs or alcohol.
* "Motherless" testing
is very common. Testing involves comparison of the DNA of the child
to that of the alleged father, with or without the mother. Testing
the mother allows a clearer isolation of the half of the DNA the
child received from the father. The test remains 100% accurate,
but the probability of paternity can be higher if the mother is