Parentage and Genetic Testing


If a child’s parents are married, legal fatherhood is automatically established in most cases. If parents are unmarried, parentage is NOT automatically established. Parentage may also be established by a signed Declaration of parentage.

See More Information On Paternity

See Information On The Declaration of Paternity Process

Paternity Established By Court Order

Genetic Testing

Our office will conduct genetic testing if all of the following criteria are met:

  • A child support case has been opened with Solano County Department of Child Support Services.
  • The mother was not married when the child was conceived.
  • Paternity hasn’t been acknowledged through a Declaration of Paternity.
  • There is no court order establishing paternity.
  • Genetic testing has not yet been conducted with the same parties.

If all of the above criteria are met, call Customer Connect at 1-866-901-3212 to discuss the genetic testing process.