Probate Practice and Procedure

Payment of Decedents' Debts and Charges

SECTION 33-12-10

§ 33-12-10. Application of rents and income from real estate for repairs, taxes, and mortgage.

The executor or administrator shall have the care and control of the real estate covered by the decree mentioned in § 33-12-9, and shall apply so much as may be necessary of the rents and income in repairs and maintenance of the real estate and in payment of taxes and insurance on the property. He or she shall have the power, under the direction of the probate court, to apply the rents and income in payment of the interest on any mortgage on the property. And the amount received and applied shall be accounted for in his or her account as executor or administrator, and shall be subject to the approval and allowance by the court as in cases of personal property.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 848; G.L. 1909, ch. 312, § 34; P.L. 1922, ch. 2196, § 2; G.L. 1923, ch. 363, § 34; G.L. 1938, ch. 575, § 32; G.L. 1956, § 33-12-10.)