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12-528. Persons under disability

A. If a person entitled to commence an action for recovery of real property, or to make any defense founded on the title to real property, is at the time the adverse possession commences or the title first descends under eighteen years of age or of unsound mind, the period of such disability shall not be deemed a portion of the time limited for bringing such action or making such defense. Such person shall have the same time, after the removal of the disability, which is allowed to others.

B. If a person entitled to commence an action for recovery of real property, or to make any defense founded on the title to real property, is at the time the adverse possession commences or the title first descends imprisoned, the period of such disability shall exist only until such imprisoned person discovers the right to bring the action or make the defense or with the exercise of reasonable diligence should have discovered the right to bring the action or make the defense, whichever occurs first, and such person shall have the same time after the disability ceases to exist which is allowed to others.