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Only the post office can provide you information regarding your address change. Since you checked with them and everything seemed in order I would not worry about it. If you want to be certain it is still in place. Mail yourself a letter at your old address and see if it arrives at your new address.
While opening mail not addressed to you may be considered mail tampering, it is a crime that requires a specific intent to tamper with the mail. As you have described the situation your opening the mail clearly was an accident. In my 22+ years of practicing law I've never heard of anyone being prosecuted for accidentally mail delivered to them by mistake. I would not worry about it. You did the right thing turning the mail over to the intended recipient.
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