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.

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Paul Nixon (Credit: Mark Herman/Harris County Constable Precinct 4)

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.

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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.

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According to Herman, the divorce has been set aside due to the fraudulent filing.