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Presumption of possession from legal title
Real Property Actions & Proceedings (RPA) CHAPTER 81, ARTICLE 3
§ 311. Presumption of possession from legal title. In an action to
recover real property or the possession thereof, the person who
establishes a legal title to the premises is presumed to have been
possessed thereof within the time required by law; and the occupation of
the premises by another person is deemed to have been under and in
subordination to the legal title unless the premises have been held and
possessed adversely to the legal title for ten years before the
commencement of the action.