Kelly Rutherford Posts Photos of Kids Hermes and Helena Before Monaco Custody Battle

Kelly Rutherfordshared sweet photos of the children she’s fighting ahead of her custody hearing in Monaco.

The Gossip Girl star will make her case Thursday that Hermes, 8, and Helena, 6, should move with her to the United States, where they were born and are citizens, instead of living primarily with their father, German businessman Daniel Giersch, in France and Monaco.

Kelly Rutherford Arrives in France to Fight for Custody of Kids in Monaco: 'Everything Will Work Out'

Kelly Rutherford is ready to fight for custody on her ex-husband’s home turf.

The actress has arrived in the South of France to attend a Monaco court hearing Thursday in her bitter battle with Daniel Giersch over where their two children should live.

Kelly Rutherford's Lawyer Details Her Next Move in Custody Battle: 'We Have Several Appeals Pending'

Kelly Rutherford has told PEOPLE she’ll never stop fighting for her children, and now, her attorney is explaining their next step in the Gossip Girl star’s crusade to move them back to America.

“We have several appeals pending,” Wendy Murphy, who represents Rutherford pro bono, tells PEOPLE in a statement.

Kelly Rutherford Explains Her Desperate Attempt to Keep Her Kids in the U.S.: 'My Son Started Saying, "Mommy, I'm Afraid" '

On Aug. 6 Kelly Rutherford was supposed to put her children Hermes, 8, and Helena, 6, on a plane back to Monaco where they’ve been living with their father Daniel Giersch, for the last three years. Instead, the actress made a controversial decision and refused to return her kids.

Kelly Rutherford's Emergency Writ to Get Kids Back Dismissed as Her Lawyer Tells PEOPLE: 'Nobody Spoke Up for the Children'

A federal judge has rejected Kelly Rutherford’s last-minute attempt to get her children back after a state court ordered last week that they return to their father in Monaco.

Kelly Rutherford on Kidnapping Allegation: 'I Was Accused of Things I Was Not Even Able to Defend'


ABC Latest News | Latest News VideosKelly Rutherford says she believes her children’s voices “have not been heard” after a New York judge sent them back to Monaco this week.

Sherri Shepherd Opens Up About Surrogate Drama: I Was Scared Lamar Would Leave Me

Nearly four months after Sherri Shepherd was ruled the legal mother of a baby born via surrogate last August, the former View co-host is finally opening up about the “nasty custody battle” with her ex-husband Lamar Sally.

“My situation was a sense of, I didn’t state what I needed and what I wanted and what I didn’t want for being scared of somebody leaving the relationship,” Shepherd told PEOPLE at the Children of Promise fundraiser in New York City on Aug. 12.

Kelly Rutherford Calls Court Order Sending Kids Back to Monaco 'Shocking, Illegal and Abusive to My Children'

A day after she kissed her children goodbye in a New York courtroom, Kelly Rutherford is slamming the judge who ordered that they return to Monaco to be with their father.

Shocking Affidavit Alleges Kelly Rutherford's Daughter Almost Drowned on Her Father's Watch

A Connecticut woman says she rescued Kelly Rutherford’s daughter from nearly drowning in a hotel swimming pool in Bermuda in 2012 while the child was in the care of her father, Rutherford’s ex-husband Daniel Giersch.

Attorney for Kelly Rutherford's Ex Says Kids Were 'Happy' as They Kissed Her Goodbye: 'It Was Done Very Civilly'

After spending six weeks with their mother in New York, Kelly Rutherford’s children were sent back to Monaco to reunite with their father – despite the Gossip Girl star’s last-ditch effort to keep them on American soil.

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