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How Much Does a Paternity Test Cost?

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Question: How Much Does a Paternity Test Cost?
Answer: The cost of paternity tests run the gamut from about $150 to about $1,000 for the most expensive. At-home test kits usually cost about $25 to $30 to purchase, but the lab work is in addition to the cost of the kit and usually costs about $120. If you go to a lab or medical facility to have the test run, you can expect to pay between $450 and $600.

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