A. The division may charge fees for studying and certifying adoption applicants and for providing placement supervision services to cover the costs of providing these services.
B. If an investigation is conducted by an officer of the court, the court may charge a reasonable fee, prescribed by the presiding judge of the juvenile court, to cover the costs of investigation in preadoption investigations pursuant to section 8-105, investigations conducted pursuant to section 8-872 to determine whether permanent guardianship, as an alternative to adoption, is in the best interests of the child, or investigations conducted in a review of permanent guardianship pursuant to section 8-872. The court may waive, reduce or defer this fee if the fee would cause a hardship.