How do I support the origin of my test sample should I wish to provide potential forensic evidence (certified test report) submittable to a court of law ?
Why should I submit a completed Chain of Custody form?
Chain of Custody defined is the unbroken trail of accountability that ensures the physical security of samples, data, pictures, and records that may have potential as forensic legal evidence.
Be sure to have at least one witness, two if you prefer, attest to the date and time of your sample collection by signing off on the CC form below.
We recommend that you take at least one digital time/date stamp picture while the sample collection is in progress clearly showing the face of the test sample donor and/or submitter. Do not submit evidence pictures related to urine samples which include the genitals in an picture but submitting a picture depicting the genital proximity as representative of a urine sample collection will suffice.
The Chain of Custody form requests the name of a witness who will provide their name, date, and time on you test sample seal. You should also provide a date/time stamped picture showing your face as the test sample donor for identity purposes. Submitting a completed Chain of Custody form is a method of establishing a paper trail of potential forensic evidence should you choose to move forward with a civil or criminal suit against a perpetrator. This form is not mandatory although highly recommended and does not increase your testing fee but is essential in supporting the origin of your test sample, the choice is yours.
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Please send a copy of your sample collection picture or video with your test sample.
A CD/DVD digital recording is also acceptable. Your picture can be worth a thousand words. Your picture identity, taken while your sample collection is in progress with a time and date stamp digital camera or video, can also be essential forensic evidence if you choose to proceed with a civil or criminal case in a court of law. Any decision to move forward with a legal suite is your decision alone.
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Please submit either a completed Chain of Custody or Private test sample submission form with your test sample. The Chain of Custody form is court supportable, the non Chain of Custody or Private Submission form is not court supportable, your choice
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Note: If we receive your test sample without payment we will assume that you would like us to call you for your credit card payment information.credit card information.
You will receive a receipt for your credit card debit by email.
Submitted credit card account information is used for one debit transaction only unless you request that we retain this information for future testing needss. If not, this form is immediately shredded to protect the security of your credit card.
All payment refund requests are subject to a 15% service fee. All refund requests must be received prior to the commencement of any test that you have ordered. When your test is in progress no refund will be returned.
UPS/FedEx Shipping Charges
Payment of customary UPS Ground shipping charges for providing printed test reports and/or sample returns are the responsibility of the sample submitter. Please add an additional $25.00 dollars to your testing fee payment to cover these charges. If you wish please include a S.A.S.E envelope to receive a printed test report without an additional shipping charge.
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