If you've been charged with theft or theft by receiving, you need a criminal defense law firm in Denver to represent you. The sooner the better. Your rights need to be protected. The Iyer Law Office can help you navigate a very stressful and confusing legal system. Vee Iyer's criminal defense law firm in Denver can explain your situation and the best strategies to handle it. Theft is the taking of a thing of value from another person with the intent to permanently deprive the other person of the thing of value. The District Attorney must prove that you intended that the owner would never get the items or money back. If you borrowed the items or money, this is not considered to be a criminal act in Colorado - even if the owner was not aware that you borrowed it.