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I'm sorry to hear about your license. You can likely petition the court without an attorney. You have to petition in the superior or circuit court in the county where you live, so I would suggest starting with the clerk of court there to see if they have a petition you can fill out. Most do pre-printed petitions so you don't have to draft it yourself...you just have to fill in the blanks.
However, with respect to a suspension for failure to have insurance, in order to get a hardship license, you have to prove that your failure to have insurance was an accident. If you didn't have insurance purposefully, then you will not be eligible for a hardship license. You may have to testify under oath in court about the circumstances that led to you not having insurance in order to prove that it was accidental. If, for example, the payment got lost in the mail or something like that, you may be able to get a hardship. If you let it lapse on purpose, however, you can't get the license. Here is some background information on hardship licenses that you may find useful: