It would seem that all three of these cases were decided on the ground of unconscionability rather than estoppel, but again, in the final result, a transfer of interest in a homestead was not held to be null and void where the wife had consented although the provisions of the Homesteads Act as to the formalities (required before registration of such a document could take place) were not observed. It is to be noted that Baldwin v. Rhinhart, supra, appears to be the only case where the wife was a joint owner and signed the document in question as joint owner.
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