Before the promulgation of DNA tests, the parentage disputes used to be solved by looking at the eye and hair color of the child and also a concern was shown towards the attitudinal aspects of the child. But, it is needless to say that these methods were unscientific and many a times misleading.
DNA testing came up as a ready made solution to this problem with almost 100% precision. However, an initial DNA test was so exorbitant that not all could afford to take advantage of this procedure. But thanks to technological advances and innovations; especially online services in this field has made it possible for all strata of people to opt for it as cheap DNA testing is being offered by most of the laboratories.