No, suspension is mandatory and setup by the state, the judge doesn't have any control over it. However, what you may want to consider is hiring a lawyer in that area who does criminal
law. If they have a good relationship with the DA they may be able to get him a pretrial diversion or get the charge changed to something else that doesn't require the suspension. It happens all the time on a first offense, but it takes a little maneuvering.
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