Virginia Legal DNA Testing Laws & Statutes

Virginia Legal DNA Paternity Testing To Change Name On Birth Certificate

Virginia Birth Certificate Vital Statistic Information:

If you need to obtain a copy of your child's Virginia birth certificate, or want to change your child's name, buy the needed Virginia legal DNA paternity testing kit to prove your relationship, and then contact the office of vital statistics for Virginia (VA)

Virginia Legal DNA Paternity Testing To Change Name On Birth Certificate

Virginia (VA) Vital Records
Virginia Bureau of Vital Statistics
The Shops at Willow Lawn
1601 Willow Lawn Drive
Suite 275
Richmond, VA 23230
Virginia (VA) Vital Statistic Application
Phone (804) 662-6200

Virginia Legal Paternity DNA Testing Laws & Statutes:

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According to the Laws of Virginia and paternity statute 12VAC5-550-310.

Court determination of paternity

A. If no appeal has been taken from the final order and the time allowed to perfect an appeal has expired, a new certificate of birth may be prepared by the State Registrar for a child born in this Commonwealth upon receipt of a certified copy of a court determination of paternity.

B. A new certificate of birth may be prepared by the State Registrar for a child born in the Commonwealth upon receipt of the certified copies of a document signed by a man indicating his consent to submit to scientifically reliable genetic tests, including blood tests, to determine paternity and the genetic test results affirming at least a 98% probability of paternity from an ABBA-approved laboratory, together with a request from the biological mother, biological father or person having legal custody of the child that such new certificate be prepared. Changing the child's surname to the biological father's surname requires the signatures of both parents or (i) the father in the case of death or incapacity of the mother or (ii) the mother in the case of the death or incapacity of the father.

22VAC 40-880-170. Establishing paternity.

In order for the department to establish a child support obligation and to enforce and collect child support payments from a putative father, the father must be determined to be legally responsible for the support of the child. In situations in which a putative father has not been legally determined to be the father of the child, paternity must be established before a child support obligation can be administratively ordered or court ordered. The department pursues paternity establishment in accordance with §§ 20-49.1 through 20-49.9 and 63.1-250.1:2 of the Code of Virginia. [More]

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