Residuary devise

(Law) the person to whom the residue of real estate is devised by a will.

See also: Residuary

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If a residuary devise fails in toto, the intestacy rules apply even though there is a will unless the will includes an alternative residuary provision.
Thus, if the residuary devisees are required to survive the testator by six months, but none of them survive by that period, the residuary will pass by intestacy unless the will provides otherwise.
524.3-101 includes residuary devisees. Affirmed.<br />A17-0162 Laymon v.
If the remainderman has no surviving descendants, the remainder fails, and on the life tenant's death the property passes to the testator's residuary devisees or to the settlor's heirs.