Your inquiry is not very clear. As a starting point in reply, while the time spent in L1 status counts towards the 6-year maximum in L1 or H1B status, the time spent in dependent L2 or H4 status do not count towards the maximum in L1 or H1B. You can start a new 6 year-period in H1B only if you have left the U.S. and stayed out for at least one year.
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A change of status to H-1B requires the employer to file an I-129, and requires that you have valid L-2 status until at least September 30.
You should retain an experienced immigration lawyer to review all the facts and advise you accordingly.
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