§37-9-1. Apportionment of rent on determination of estate.
On the determination by death or otherwise, of the estate or
other thing, from or in respect of which any rent, hire or money,
coming due at fixed periods, issues or is derived, or on the
death of any person interested in such rent, hire or money, the
person or the personal representative or assignee of the person
who would have been entitled, but for such death or
determination, to the rent, hire, or money coming due at any such
period, shall have a proportion thereof, according to the time
which shall have elapsed of the time for which such rent, hire,
or other money was growing due, including the day of such death
or determination, deducting a proportional part of the charges.