Key Forensic Services offer a full range of DNA relationship testing that are discrete and reliable.
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You may have seen on television how quick and easy it can be to test for DNA, particularly when it comes to establishing the parentage of a child. That’s because it is – and it won’t cost the earth.
If any of our tests are requested, we will perform all calculations for the two individuals in question. We will provide a report that ranks the above relationships in order of likelihood based upon a statistical evaluation of their profiles.
As relationships become more distant, such as with cousins, the probability of the evidence decreases, and the probability of non-relatedness increases. In these circumstances, it is often useful for us to test additional family members.
KFS is approved to carry out legal or court-ordered DNA testing for members of the public, those working in the law profession or social workers, and our tests are fully accurate and confidential.
A legal DNA test is a straightforward test which can establish the parentage of a child or children. It is used when a court has ordered that a DNA paternity test must be undertaken.
Legal DNA testing is most likely to be carried out if you:
Where required by the UK Visas and Immigration service, DNA analysis is 99.999% accurate in determining biological ties of family members to UK citizens who are sponsoring their immigration to the UK.
This establishment of biological relationships is needed to satisfy the requirements of the UK Border Agency, of Entry Clearance Officers (ECOs) at the British High Commission, British embassies, and the Immigration and Nationality Directorate (IND).
An immigration DNA test is provided to help determine a person or persons’ relationship with a family member who legally lives in the United Kingdom.