Posted on 13th August 2014 by David Nicholson
Posted under: DNA
As a legal professional you may be used to requesting DNA Testing, and when the report arrives simply turning to the conclusion to see if your client is related or not. On the surface that is perfectly acceptable because paternity testing is relatively straightforward, as closely related people share a similar genetic makeup.
However, there are various circumstances where testing needs to be more detailed in order to determine accurate... Read More
Posted on 17th April 2014 by David Nicholson
Aside from cases such as surrogate pregnancy, it's usually pretty obvious who the mother of a child is. However, this is not the same with the father and in cases of doubt, many families have to resort to DNA paternity testing for a definitive answer.
It is estimated that between 5% and 20% of children have the wrong man identified as their father. Whilst many people would argue that a man does not have to be a child's biological... Read More