Legal vs. At-Home Testing
What to consider when selecting a DNA test
Provides court-ready results that may be used to resolve child support disputes, custody disputes, probate issues and other legal matters. Samples are collected at one of LabCorp's conveniently located certified collection facilities insuring proper chain of custody is maintained. A documented chain of custody is required for all tests that may be used for legal purposes.
Referred to as a non-legal test or at-home test. This test is used when you just need or want answers regarding genetic relationships. A pre-paid express envelope is provided so that you may expedite your DNA samples to the lab.
|Legal Tests||At-Home Tests|
Provides court-ready results that may be used to resolve legal matters, such as:
Provides answers regarding genetic family relationships, including:
|Painless cheek swab collected at one of LabCorp's conveniently located certified collection facilities.||
Easy-to-follow kit instructions allow for painless collection of cheek swab samples in the privacy of your own home.
|Turn-around time||3-5 business days after sample is collected and received at lab.||3-5 business days after sample is collected and received at lab.|
|Results||Positive test results are routinely 99.99% or higher.||Positive test results are routinely 99.99% or higher.|
|Price||Starting at: $210||Starting at: $105|
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