2021 Delaware Code
Title 13 - Domestic Relations
Chapter 8. Uniform Parentage Act
Subchapter V. Genetic Testing
§ 8-508. Genetic testing when specimen is not available.

Universal Citation: 13 DE Code § 8-508. (2021)
§ 8-508. Genetic testing when specimen is not available.

(a) Subject to subsection (b) of this section, if a genetic-testing specimen is not available from a man who may be the father of a child, for good cause and under circumstances the court considers to be just, the court may order the following individuals to submit specimens for genetic testing:

(1) The parents of the man;

(2) Brothers and sisters of the man;

(3) Other children of the man and their mothers; and

(4) Other relatives of the man necessary to complete genetic testing.

(b) Issuance of an order under this section requires a finding that a need for genetic testing outweighs the legitimate interests of the individual sought to be tested.

74 Del. Laws, c. 136, § 1;  70 Del. Laws, c. 186, § 1; 
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