Doug Reinhardt's neighbor is really eating his hat now -- after he took the former "Hills" star to court and demanded a restraining order ... the judge ordered the NEIGHBOR to pay $50,000.
TMZ broke the story ... Reinhardt's real estate agent neighbor obtained a temporary restraining order against the reality star back in December, claiming Reinhardt had threatened to "beat the f***" out of him for complaining about his late night parties.
The neighbor was back in court recently -- to see if the judge would make the restraining order permanent -- but not only did the judge deny the neighbor's request ... he ordered him to pay $49,500 to cover Doug's legal fees.
Doug's attorney tells us, the judge ruled in Doug's favor ... finding the neighbor's complaint was frivolous.
'Hills' Star Doug Reinhardt
Neighbor War BACKFIRES
Judge Orders Neighbor to Pay $50K
3/10/2014 12:15 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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