This a test that is done to determine the biological father of a child .Many a times women tend to give ownership of children to men who they think is suitable to take care of the child or some married women just cheat on their husbands and get pregnant then just pretend that the pregnancy belongs to her husband not her lover while some men upon having small houses are alleged to father children who are not theirs simply because of his wealth and capability to take care of the child. This test involves comparison of the child `s genes with those of the alleged father`s using the 22 genetic markers .Paternity test is carried out between the child and the alleged father either in the absence or presence of the mother. In Peace of mind paternity tests the mother can either be present or absent while in legal cases the mother has to be present. Paternity tests solve cases of maintenance, inheritance as well as show the biological father of the child. In paternity tests the child and alleged father`s samples are the ones tested and DNA compared.