If you do not hire an Attorney, your stuff is about 6 weeks away from becoming someone else's stuff.
I represent Employers, but I can recommend Worker Attorneys in So Cal if you ask.
You need an attorney; a very good attorney where you are..
But just as much you need a private investigator.
You need a questioned document examiner.
It does not sound as if you have progressed where you want to be doing this yourself.
Get represented right away. You have very little time left, it seems.
Answer for educational purposes only.