West Virginia DNA Paternity Testing To Change Name On Birth Certificate
West Virginia Birth Certificate Vital Statistic Information:
If you need to obtain a copy of your child’s West Virginia birth certificate, or want to change your child’s name, buy the needed West Virginia legal DNA paternity testing kit to prove your relationship, and then contact the office of vital statistics for West Virginia (WV)
West Virginia (WV) Vital Records
West Virginia Bureau of Vital Statistics
350 Capitol Street
Charleston, WV 25301-3701
West Virginia (WV) Vital Statistic Application
Phone (304) 558-2931
West Virginia Legal DNA Paternity Testing Laws & Statutes:
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According to the Laws of West Virginia and paternity statute 48-24-103
Medical testing procedures to aid in the determination of paternity.
(a) Prior to the commencement of an action for the establishment of paternity, the bureau for child support enforcement may order the mother, her child and the man to submit to genetic tests to aid in proving or disproving paternity. The bureau may order the tests upon the request, supported by a sworn statement, of any person entitled to petition the court for a determination of paternity as provided in section one of this article. If the request is made by a party alleging paternity, the statement shall set forth facts establishing a reasonable possibility or requisite sexual contact between the parties. If the request is made by a party denying paternity, the statement may set forth facts establishing a reasonable possibility of the nonexistence of sexual contact between the parties or other facts supporting a denial of paternity. If genetic testing is not performed pursuant to an order of the bureau for child support enforcement, the court may, on its own motion or shall upon the motion of any party, order such tests. A request or motion may be made upon ten days’ written notice to the mother and alleged father without the necessity of filing a complaint. When the tests are ordered, the court or the bureau shall direct that the inherited characteristics, including, but not limited to, blood types, be determined by appropriate testing procedures at a hospital, independent medical institution or independent medical laboratory duly licensed under the laws of this state or any other state and an expert qualified as an examiner of genetic markers shall analyze, interpret and report on the results to the court or to the bureau for child support enforcement. The results shall be considered as follows: [More]
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