Is this something that is happening to you?
I ask that because the phrase "residuary estate remains in the hands of a curator until all appeals have been exhausted" is the same phrase use in the following article:
Given the context, it means nobody gets the rest of the money until all the appeals are over which (under the circumstances related) could be several years.
- The right of the people
- to keep and bear arms,
- shall not be infringed.