Where there are conflicting claimants to the land sought to be condemned and all such
parties are before the court, each claimant, for the purposes of the condemnation
proceeding only, shall be deemed to be an owner, and the procedure for the condemnation
of the land shall be as provided in KRS 416.550 to 416.670 except that, before the condemnor shall be entitled to take possession of the land,
it shall be required to pay the compensation awarded therein to the Circuit Court
clerk to be held for the benefit of, and paid over to such persons as may thereafter
be determined to be entitled to receive it. In such cases, the claimants may have their rights determined in a separate action,
but the filing of such action or its pendency shall in no wise stay or delay said
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