Are you really the father? Probably not. Paternity DNA testing will verify your paternity.
Paternity tests. You are probably not the father

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Are you really the father? Probably not. Paternity DNA testing will verify your paternity.




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DNA testing is currently the most advanced and accurate technology to determine parentage. In a DNA parentage test, the probability of parentage is 0% when the alleged parent is not biologically related to the child and the probability of paternity typically greater than 99.9% when the alleged parent is biologically related to the child.

A paternity or DNA genetic test establishes genetic proof whether a man is the biological father of an individual. While DNA genetic testing is the most reliable standard, older methods also exist including ABO blood group typing, analysis of various other proteins and enzymes, or using human leukocyte antigen antigens. The older methods are not anywhere as reliable.

The current techniques for paternal testing are polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and restriction fragment length polymorphism.

The Cost: Budget about $500.00

Comprehensive results stating inclusion of 99.9% (or more) or exclusion of 100% are provided for all prenatal paternity tests. Costs vary and run about $500 (Cdn/USD) in total. There will be an additional small charge for each additional male tested at the same time. Be sure to ask about extra costs and which costs are included.

Home Paternity Test Kits

There are no home paternity tests which give you results, similar to say, a home pregnancy test.

Home Paternity Test kits are just sample collection kits which you use to take a sample cheek swab and mail back to a testing facility.

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How Accurate is DNA Testing?

DNA testing is extremely accurate, but there is still room for error.

In paternity testing, no man will ever be 100% included as the biological father because there is always the slight possibility that the DNA profile of the alleged father matches the DNA profile of the child by mere chance. However that chance is extremely slim. Probably less than 1 in 100,000.

Check with the lab on how they run their tests and how accurate they guarantee their results. Be sure you deal with a reputable lab and not some internet fly by night.


or providing false information about the identity of a child on a "Statement of Live Birth", the form used to register a birth in Ontario or on a similar form in other provinces or territories with registrars of vital statistics, is a serious matter. But when caught, women claim they thought "he was really the father."

Women lie about paternity all the time.

Often their doctor will "fudge the dates" to assist a woman in deceiving a man.

The ONLY way to know if you are the father is by paternity DNA testing. Everything else can be deceiving.

In today's anti male courts, men are routinely destroyed by being forced to pay support for children that are not theirs. Do not be one of those men. Even if you are married, you should still quietly check the paternity of the children you are raising. Women lie.

When paternity deceptions are found out years later, it is very damaging to everyone. The search for identity in cases of adoption when children grow up and seek out information about their biological parents is well known and illustrates the importance of these biological relationships as well as social relationships.

In some provinces the statute may say that providing false information has a maximum penalty of a fine of $100,000 plus 6 months in jail.


Types of Paternity Tests Available

  • At-Home Paternity Test:

    This is a sample collection package consisting of some Q tip type swabs and sample collection envelopes. You collect some saliva and mail it back to the lab for testing.

  • Prenatal Paternity Test - Claims 99.9% accuracy

    Requires the mother to provide a blood sample and she must be past her tenth week of pregnancy. It is a non-invasive, prenatal test

  • Legal Paternity Testing:

    Test provides results which court admissable for legal purposes. Test must be done by an accredited DNA testing facility. The samples must be collected and submitted following rigid chain of custody rules. This is not a do it yourself process. Get help from your lawyer or a qualified lab.

  • Immigration DNA Testing:

    When the test is required to prove kinship in families wanting to come to Canada

    Infidelity Testing: Test samples of human biological stains on clothing or say, bed sheets, to see if there is evidence of cheating.

  • Paternity Test with Discreet Samples:

    Uses to test kleenex, toothbrushes, licked envelopes or hair, semen or nails. Pretty much like in those silly TV shows where they solve crimes using invisible samples found in impossible places.


Family Law Paternity Testing. Child Support Fraud

Because women lie and cheat so often when it comes to naming the father of their child, any man who fails to demand a paternity test is a fool.

Men can easily apply for a court order to do paternity testing. If the woman refused, the courts are entitled and should be required, to draw the obvious inference. The court does not compel a woman to submit to paternity/ blood tests; rather the court only draws an adverse inference on a woman's failure to do so.

DNA paternity testing is something every man should consider when divorcing.

DNA testing should be done by law on every child born. No option. Need proof of your Canadian Divorce?
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