This webpage in the adoption.com site explains the various options for adoption: domestic or international, agency or independent, with advice on how to choose among these options.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services website. Written for pregnant women who are considering placing their child for adoption, this page provides practical information about adoption alternatives.
Click here for a full page of helpful information for people with questions about child custody.
Always be polite to the Court staff and be prepared with any information they may need.