The length of the suspension is determined by the points you accumulate. It cannot be changed. An attorney might be able to get rid of enough of the convictions to make it go away. Otherwise you should go to the Secretary of State and request a permit. Since you have prior suspensions you don't qualify for a probationary licens but only the restricted permit
You need to have an experienced attorney look at your driving record to see if any of the convictions can be turned into supervisions by motioning the cases back to court. Most criminal attorneys will not charge you for this initial consultation.
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