Kelly Rutherford has won custody of her two-year-old son following a bitter battle with her estranged husband DANIEL GIERSCH.
The pregnant actress filed for divorce from Giersch in December (08) and the couple waged a war of words through the courts over who should be granted the right to look after their son, Hermes, while Rutherford films hit series Gossip Girl in New York.
The couple testified against each other in a hearing at a Santa Monica, California court on Thursday (22Jan09).
And now the judge overseeing the case has ruled that Hermes shall remain with his mother in Manhattan, where she will be filming until March (09).
Giersch was awarded two overnight visits per week during February (09) and three per week for March (09), according to
The judge also ruled that youngster will split his time between New York and the family home in Los Angeles for the next two months while the feuding couple agree a long-term custody arrangement.