1.  Abandonment

    1. The condemnor, after initiating eminent domain proceedings and taking possession of the land, cannot deprive the owner of compensation by dismissing the action. Heidenreich v. Dist. Court, 76 Nev. 249, 352 P.2d 249 (1960) (#32)

    2. Mandamus will issue to enforce NRS 37.180, requiring dismissal of the case upon abandonment of the condemnation proceedings. City of Reno v. District Court, 84 Nev. 322, 324, 400 P.2d 395 (1968) (#42)

    3. After abandonment, a counterclaim for damage to contiguous lands will remain for independent adjudication. Id. at 325-326 (#42)