(1) No adoptive parent, proposed adoptive parent, agency, or intermediary shall pay the attorney's fees of a biological parent for any purpose related to an adoption action except as approved by the court.
(2) Any person who violates subsection (1) of this section shall be guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.
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