The actor, 41, and Slagter, a twenty-something Stanford Law student, have been dating for the past few years.
Phillippe, 43, star of the USA Network series “Shooter,” filed his civil suit on Nov.
17, according to court documents obtained by People magazine.
Ryan Phillippe and Paulina Slagter celebrated their engagement and the start of 2016 in Miami.
The couple, whose engagement Page Six exclusively revealed earlier this week, rang in the new year at the swanky Five Star New Year’s Eve event on Miami’s Watson Island.
In them, Phillippe denies her claims and says she “broke into Phillippe’s home in the middle of the night without permission” and “fabricated a story in an unjustified attempt to extort money” from him. 18 that in the early morning hours of July 4, Phillippe attacked her and twice threw her down a set of stairs.