Divorce is a difficult, painful process. At some point during the process, people often get frustrated and just want it to be over so they can move forward. Further, as this article notes, delays during your divorce can only serve to make matters worse.
If you are a victim of domestic violence, the law which protects people from domestic violence in the State of New Jersey is known as the "Prevention of Domestic Violence Act." Whether or not a person is protected under the Act depends on whether he or she (1) qualifies as a "victim", (2) has suffered at least one of fourteen acts of domestic violence, and (3) has an ongoing need for protection.