If you have been charged with driving under the influence in Atlanta, you could face very stiff penalties. However, often times people can face additional charges along with DUI. These can range from less serious crimes, such as driving with an open container in the car, to incredibly serious crimes such as vehicular homicide. Any additional charges have the ability to enhance penalties, including greater fines, increased jail time, or longer driver's license suspension. This section provides an overview of the types of other crimes that can accompany driving under the influence, how these crimes are defined and how additional charges could impact a potential sentence. However, if you have been charged with DUI and other crime(s), the sentence you may face will be heavily impacted by the circumstances unique to your case. To gain an accurate understanding of the laws and penalties, contact me so that we can discuss the details of your case including all the charges you are facing, so that we can together determine the best legal strategy.