(765 ILCS 5/27)
(from Ch. 30, par. 26)
No deed or other instrument shall be construed as releasing or
waiving the right of homestead, unless the same shall contain a clause
expressly releasing or waiving such right. And no release or waiver of the
right of homestead by the husband or wife shall bind the other spouse
such other spouse joins in such release or waiver.
(Source: P.A. 80-346.)