§54-2-4. Persons under disability.
If the owner, or person holding any lien or claim, be under
any disability and there be a guardian or committee for him, such
guardian or committee shall be notified; but if there be no
guardian or committee or if any such owner or person be unknown or
if there be any persons made parties by the general description of
parties unknown, as provided in section two of this article, the
court, or judge thereof in vacation, shall appoint a guardian ad
litem to defend such interests and may direct the payment of such
guardian ad litem, in an amount to be fixed by the court or judge,
to be taxed as costs and paid by the applicant.