Once the parental rights termination has been filed, there is nothing she can do. Thus, there is no legal recourse for her other than to wait until the child is old enough to be able to come to visit her on her own. Once a person surrenders their parental rights the court will not reinstate them, especially when there has been an adoption by a step parent. The one chance she has is she can try to file a motion for visitation based upon the theory that she granted the termination of her parental rights based upon it being in the best interests of the child for the step parent adoption, but this is generally a long shot on these cases since the courts do not like to grant such visitation unless there is showing of extradordinary circumstances (but it is worth the shot here since there may actually be extraordinary circumstances).
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