In what circumstances will the court respect the bargain struck between the parties in the context of the application for interim support?

Alberta, Canada

The following excerpt is from Allen v. Allen, 1999 ABQB 961 (CanLII):

However, in the determination of what is fit and just, the court will normally respect the bargain arrived at between the parties where it is negotiated freely on the advice of independent counsel: Pelech v. Pelech, supra. This is especially the case where the application is for interim support.

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