HARRIS COUNTY, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A Houston-area man is wanted by authorities after they said he filed for and completed a divorce from his wife without ever telling her.
Mark Herman of Harris County Constable Precinct 4 said on Facebook that Paul Nixon committed aggravated perjury when he went through the divorce process without his wife’s consent.READ MORE: State Fair Vendors Facing Tight Labor Market
According to Herman, authorities received a call on May 14 from a woman who said her husband had allegedly completed the divorce and that a court already filed the final decree.
Through the investigation, authorities found that Nixon forged documents and submitted false information to the court. He also allegedly submitted a waiver of service with a forged signature from a notary.READ MORE: Denton County Man Guy Zachary Klossner Sentenced For Threatening U.S. Congressman
Herman said Nixon committed aggravated perjury when he testified during the final hearing on the validity of the documents and information.
Nixon is currently being sought by authorities.MORE NEWS: For-Profit Trade School Owner Jonathan Dean Davis Gets Nearly 20 Years For Defrauding VA, Student Veterans
According to Herman, the divorce has been set aside due to the fraudulent filing.