Journey Genetic Testing
Grandparent DNA test in Massachusetts

Massachusetts Approved Grandparent DNA Test


100% Accurate Results

The goal of this type of DNA test is to figure out paternity (in most cases) when the alledged biological father is not available for DNA testing to determine if a child of the grandparents is the father of a child(ren). Each state has different laws regarding paternity, and what testing is allowed. If you want to learn more about the paternity laws in Massachusetts please go to PATERNITY LAWS.

A Home Grandparent Test Kit In Massachusetts Has No Restrictions, Unlike Some Other States.

A DNA grandparent test can be conducted for either personal knowledge, or for judicial or other other legal reasons. There is no difference in the results in Massachusetts, due to the strict standards required by our partner AABB accredited laboratory. DNA findings from home kits may not be recognized in court however, because there is no objective proof of whose DNA was taken. When a legal DNA test is completed, the DNA specimens are collected by a experienced professional collector who can validate the identity of those being tested. Most of the time when a paternity test with a grandparent is done, it is for private reasons. A legal grandparent test will be needed, however, apply for Social Security benefits for a child, have a inheritance issue, or for immigration reasons. It also may be of interest to know that the I.R.S. has been requesting some people to prove the relationship of their dependents by the use of DNA testing.

How Is The DNA Collected?

DNA is collected with buccal (cheek) swabs and is actually more accurate than using a blood sample for DNA testing. There areWe provide detailed instructions for collecting samples inside the Journey Genetic Testing grandparent test kit. The entire process will take less than 15 minutes, and they you can return it to our lab in the prepaid FedEx overnight package included as part of your kit.

To learn more about this test, including processing times and cost, please click on GRANDPARENT DNA TEST.