You have the right to be consulted and participate in all phases of the adoption planning. You have the right to pre and post adoption counseling. You have the right to select an Adoptive Family for your child. You have the right to ask questions of the Adoptive Family, and meet them in person if you wish. Legally, you are able to receive financial assistance (within legal limits) with adoption and pregnancy related expenses; such as medical care, maternity clothes, transportation, housing, and counseling services. You have the right to have an independent attorney represent your interests, if you wish. You have the right to receive ongoing counseling and continuous support throughout the adoption process. Following the birth, and adoption, you have the right to updates, and/or visits as agreed upon with the Adoptive Parents. You have the right to be treated with dignity and respect.