When a doctor, minister, nurse, rabbi, family member or friend gets involved in the adoption match, without compensation for the services performed, the law has not been violated by the performing of those facilitation services. It is when Adoption Facilitators want to be paid for their matching services that problems can occur.
In international adoption, facilitators may work in-country in conjunction with your agency.
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