Technically, you're already in civil court. Social Security will begin to issue checks to you for your children. If you're going to court, be sure to ask the bailiff or security to prevent him flipping you off, or taking other negative action towards you. Be sure if you ask for his mental evaluation, you don't get stuck paying for it - that's how it typically works in civil court.
As for slander and false accusations, it's not easy to win those kinds of cases, and you don't talk about how he's truly caused you damage to the point it can be quantified in dollars and cents. If you're going to sue, what he's done, how those actions have damaged you, and what is the value of that damage.
Be sure to utilize the State to help you. Check out the DHS website.
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